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Strumpet City

by James Plunkett

  • 84 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Gill & Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • Literature & Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages600
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7836320M
    ISBN 10071714058X
    ISBN 109780717140589

    This new edition of the epic Strumpet City marks the centenary of the Lockout. It has been chosen as Dublin City Libraries’ One City, One Book for First published in , it has repeatedly been described as one of the greatest Irish novels of all time. Centring on the seminal lockout of . Set in Dublin during the Lockout of , Strumpet City is a panoramic novel of city life. It embraces a wide range of social milieux, from the miseries of the tenements to the cultivated, bourgeois.

    Strumpet City is an amazing book. Reading it in preparation for my first trip to Ireland, I already had a pretty good idea of the time period and the struggles of the Irish people in the early twentieth century. This book, however, brought those stories to life in a way that no non-fiction account could ever niarbylbaycafe.coms: 3. Click to read more about Strumpet City by James Plunkett. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. This book could hardly be described as a literary masterpiece, but it is as fine as fiction comes below that standard.4/5(4).

    Is 'Strumpet City' the great Irish novel? Here is a book possessed of a rare integrity and genuine pathos by a writer born in into the testing Dublin working class world that had, a. Get this from a library! Strumpet City. [James Plunkett] -- Centring on the seminal lockout of 20, workers in Dublin in , Strumpet City encompasses a wide sweep of city life. From the destitution of Rashers Tierney to the solid, aspirant respectability.


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"Strumpet City" is an Irish social novel published inthat is good 50 years too late. When everyone was waist deep in post-modernist adventures, this novel tries to warm the hearts for a battle and does it in an earnest and unpretentious way/5. Jan 10,  · Strumpet City: One City One Book edition [James Plunkett] on niarbylbaycafe.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

One of the best Irish novels of the twentieth century and an enduring classic. Set in Dublin during the Lockout of /5(82). Jan 10,  · Strumpet City is an amazing book. Reading it in preparation for my first trip to Ireland, I already had a pretty good idea of the time period and the struggles of the Irish people in the early twentieth century.

This book, however, brought those stories to /5(83). ‘Strumpet City’: the impossible Irish novel At its heart, Strumpet City is a book of cast-offs. It makes itself out of forms and subjects that were largely cast out of Irish fiction. And. Strumpet City's popularity derives from its realism and its naturalistic presentation of traumatic historical events.

There are clear heroes and villians. The book is informed by a sense of moral outrage at the treatment of the locked-out trade unionists, the indifference and evasion of the city's clergy and middle class and the squalor and 4/5(4).

Jul 24,  · Strumpet City is much more than a book about the Lockout. Through the power of vivid fiction we encounter all the complexities of humanity. The brilliant and much-loved TV series, originally screened by RTE inis fondly remembered by many but to read the book is to immerse yourself in social and historical writing akin to Chekhov and Tolstoy/5(72).

Mar 16,  · With Frank Grimes, David Kelly, Donal McCann, Angela Harding. From tothe lives of numerous inhabitants of Dublin, still under British rule, impact on each other: the young wife of a factory worker, a country girl new to the big city, and her husband, a staunch supporter of the unions; the mighty union leader Jim Larkin (Peter O'Toole); the older priest, who drinks more than is good /10(5).

Buy a cheap copy of Strumpet City book by James Plunkett. One of the best Irish novels of the twentieth century and an enduring classic. Set in Dublin during the Lockout ofit is a panoramic novel of city life. It Free shipping over $/5(4).

Apr 10,  · Here’s a line from the One City One Book pamphlet, a line taken from the back cover of Strumpet City: “Centering on the seminal lockout of 20, workers in Dublin inStrumpet City encompasses a wide sweep of city life.” I mean, yes.

This is true. But. Strumpet City is much more than a book about the Lockout. Through the power of vivid fiction we encounter all the complexities of humanity.

The brilliant and much-loved TV series, originally screened by RTÉ, Ireland's national broadcaster, inis fondly remembered by many but to read the book is to immerse yourself in social and Brand: Gill Books. Strumpet City is much more than a book about the Lockout.

Through the power of vivid fiction we encounter all the complexities of humanity. The brilliant and much-loved TV series, originally screened by RTÉ, Ireland's national broadcaster, inis fondly remembered by many but to read the book is to immerse yourself in social and.

Strumpet City was a television miniseries produced by Irish broadcaster RTÉ, based on James Plunkett's novel Strumpet City. It was RTÉ's most ambitious and expensive production to date.

The script was written by Hugh Leonard, and Peter O'Toole played James Larkin, the union niarbylbaycafe.comal network: RTÉ One.

Feb 22,  · The brilliant and much-loved TV series, originally screened by RTÉ, Ireland's national broadcaster, inis fondly remembered by many but to read the book is to immerse yourself in social and historical writing akin to Chekhov and Tolstoy. Strumpet City is the great, sweeping Irish historical novel of the 20th century.5/5.

The book is informed by a sense of moral outrage at the treatment of the locked-out trade unionists, the indifference and evasion of the citys clergy and middle class, and the squalor and degradation of the tenement slums.

Search; Strumpet City: A Novel James Plunkett Snippet view - /5(4). Strumpet City is much more than a book about the Lockout. Through the power of vivid fiction we encounter all the complexities of humanity.

The brilliant and much-loved TV series, originally screened by RTE inis fondly remembered by many but to read the book is to immerse yourself in social and historical writing akin to Chekhov and Tolstoy. Set in Dublin during the Lockout ofStrumpet City is a panoramic novel of city life.

It embraces a wide range of social milieux, from the miseries of the tenements to the cultivated, bourgeois Bradshaws. Jul 24,  · 'If there is one novel that bares the soul of Dublin as much as the life-in-one-day of Ulysses, it is James Plunkett's Strumpet City' --Donal O'Donoghue RTE Guide.

30 March 'Dublin City Libraries has chosen the masterpiece as its One City, One Book for Epic.' --Joe Duffy The Irish Mail on Sunday 24 March /5(72). Buy a cheap copy of The Strumpet City book. Free shipping over $ Buy a cheap copy of The Strumpet City book.

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Strumpet City is a historical novel by James Plunkett set in Dublin, Ireland, around the time of the Dublin Lock-out. Init was adapted into a successful TV drama by Hugh Leonard for RTÉ, Ireland's national broadcaster. Strumpet City available in DVD Ship This Item — This item is available online through Marketplace sellers.

Buy Online, Pick up in Store is currently unavailable, but .About the Book Published by Gill and Macmillan, Strumpet City depicts a pivotal event in Irish social history – the mass lockout of trade unionists by employers in – and has a wonderfully memorable cast of characters – not least the city itself.

One reviewer commented – “if Ulysses is Dublin’s odyssey, Strumpet City [ ].Strumpet City by James Plunkett Book Resume: Strumpet City, set in Dublin during the Lockout ofis one of the great Irish novels of the twentieth century and an enduring and popular classic.

A stunning new edition re-issued by Gill & MacMillan.