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The Hostage (Modern Classics) Paperback – December 1, 1959

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Product Details

  • Series: Modern Classics
  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Methuen Drama (December 1, 1959)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0413311902
  • ISBN-13: 978-0413311900
  • Product Dimensions: 5.1 x 7.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.5 ounces
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,076,827 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Brendan Behan was born in Dublin in 1923. A poet, short story writer, novelist and playwright, his works have found fame in both English and Irish languages. His sympathies being deeply republican, he spent some time in prison in his twenties.His most notable works include The Quare Fellow (1954), An Ghiall/ The Hostage (1958), Borstal Boy (1958), Hold Your Hour and Have Another (1963), Confessions of an Irish Rebel (1965), The Scarperer (1966). He died of alcohol related diabetes at the age of 41. --This text refers to the Digital edition.

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