Flann O'Brien

At Swim-Two Birds

originally published:
London : Longman

We offered this copy of the first edition in our Catalog 111.


  • Burgess 99(1939)
  • First Book(1939)
  • Time Magazine 100 Novels(1939)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 10/5/1911
died: 4/1/1966
born as: Flann O'Brien
nationality: Ireland

Irish novelist, dramatist, and, as Myles na gCopaleen, columnist for the Irish Times newspaper for 26 years. He is most celebrated for his unusual novel At Swim-Two-Birds is a rich literary experiment that combines Irish folklore, heroic legend, humor, and poetry in a style replete with linguistic games. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature