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The Poor Mouth

(1941)
(An Beal Bocht)
A novel by

 
 
First published in Gaelic in 1941 under the title "An Beal Bocht", this book was translated into English in 1973. A parody of the Gaelic peasant writings of the Irish revival, the book features Bonaparte O'Coonassa - who tells the story of his life. By the author of "The Dalkey Archive".

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Hardback Editions

October 1974 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Poor Mouth
Author(s): Flann O'Brien
ISBN: 0-670-56441-9 / 978-0-670-56441-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking
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November 1973 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Poor Mouth
Author(s): Flann O'Brien
ISBN: 0-246-10612-3 / 978-0-246-10612-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Grafton
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Paperback Editions

September 2010 : UK Paperback

Title: The Poor Mouth
Author(s): Flann O'Brien
ISBN: 0-285-63882-3 / 978-0-285-63882-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Souvenir Press Ltd
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December 1994 : UK Paperback
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Title: An Beal Bocht
Author(s): Myles Na gCopaleen
ISBN: 1-85635-284-6 / 978-1-85635-284-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Mercier Press
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March 1996 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Poor Mouth: Poor Mouth: A Bad Story about the Hard Life (Irish Literature)
Author(s): Flann O'Brien
ISBN: 1-56478-091-0 / 978-1-56478-091-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
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June 1988 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Poor Mouth (Paladin Books)
Author(s): Flann O'Brien
ISBN: 0-586-08748-6 / 978-0-586-08748-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Flamingo
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April 1986 : UK Paperback

Title: The Poor Mouth
Author(s): Flann O'Brien
ISBN: 0-246-12970-0 / 978-0-246-12970-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Grafton
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April 1981 : USA Paperback

Title: The Poor Mouth: A Bad Story About the Hard Life
Author(s): Brian O'Nolan
ISBN: 0-8050-0183-2 / 978-0-8050-0183-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Arcade Pub
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1973 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Poor Mouth
Author(s): Flann O'Brien
ISBN: 0-394-17849-1 / 978-0-394-17849-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Arcade Books
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December 1975 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Poor Mouth
Author(s): Flann O'Brien
ISBN: 0-330-24584-8 / 978-0-330-24584-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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