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Out After Dark By Hugh Leonard

Out After Dark
by Hugh Leonard

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This second volume of autobiography is a portrait of adolescence in Dublin in the 1940s and 1950s. Leonard stirs in theatre ancedotes, vignettes of Patrick Kavanagh and Brendan Behan and divulges his own beginnings as a writer. The result is a humorous analysis of Dublin and Dubliners.
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Out After Dark by Hugh Leonard

This title presents the memoirs of Ireland's acclaimed author and playwright, Hugh Leonard. Born in 1926 in Dublin, he was educated at Presentation College, Dun Laoghaire. He is an award winning playwright and screenwriter, and was Literary Editor at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin 1976-77. He now lives in Dalkey in County Dublin. This second volume of autobiography is a portrait of adolescence in Dublin in the 1940s and 1950s: schooldays and altar-boyhood, early bliss in the sevenpennies at the Astoria, problems with Gloria and Dolores. Leonard stirs in theatre ancedotes, vignettes of Patrick Kavanagh and Brendan Behan and divulges his own beginnings as a writer. The result is a humorous analysis of Dublin and Dubliners.

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About Hugh Leonard


Hugh Leonard (1926-2009) was the author of numerous plays, including The Au Pair Man and The Poker Session, the screenplay for the film Widow's Peak, and TV adaptations of Great Expectations, Good Behaviour, The Moonstone, Nicholas Nickleby, and Wuthering Heights. His novelisation of his 4-part drama Parnell and the Englishwoman (BBC) won the 1992 Sagittarius Award.

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GOR001420637
Out After Dark by Hugh Leonard
Hugh Leonard
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Methuen Publishing Ltd
2002-05-01
210
0413771482
9780413771483
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