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Mervyn Wall

by Robert Goode Hogan

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Published by Bucknell University Press in Lewisburg [Pa.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Wall, Mervyn, 1908- -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Ireland -- In literature

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 74-75.

      Statement[by] Robert Hogan.
      SeriesThe Irish writers series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6045.A3255 Z7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination75 p.
      Number of Pages75
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5322984M
      ISBN 100838710654, 0838710646
      LC Control Number72175641

        Hailed by critic E. F. Bleiler as a "landmark book in the history of fantasy," Mervyn Wall's classic The Unfortunate Fursey () is set in 11th century Ireland, where the forces of evil have launched an assault on the monastery of : Valancourt Books. Reviewed in the Irish Times as "wildly fantastic, intensely satirical, and wickedly comic" and described by critic E.F. Bleiler as a "landmark book in the history of fantasy", Mervyn Wall's The Unfortunate Fursey remains a classic of modern Irish literature. Mervyn Wall () was born in Dublin.

        The End of Alchemy by Mervyn King review – a former Bank of England governor on the City’s hubris and greed lines that any education minister should have pinned up on their office wall Author: David Kynaston. Buy The Unfortunate Fursey by Wall, Mervyn, Dirda, Michael (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(9).

        Mervyn King's new book on the financial crisis and its aftermath is not what you might have expected from the former head of the Bank of England -- . Read "The Return of Fursey" by Mervyn Wall available from Rakuten Kobo. Having escaped being burnt at the stake, the reluctant sorcerer Fursey is back in this sequel, trying to make a quiet li Brand: Valancourt Books.


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Mervyn Wall was born in Dublin in He attended Belvedere College, a Jesuit school for boys in Dublin, and obtained his B.A. from the National University of Ireland in He worked in the Irish Mervyn Wall book service from and later for Radio Éireann as Programme Officer/5.

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Bleiler as a "landmark book in the history of fantasy," Mervyn Wall's classic The Unfortunate Fursey () is set in 10th century Ireland, where the forces of evil have launched an assault on the monastery of Clonmacnoise.

Their task is made easier by the fact that one hapless monk, the simple-minded Brother Fursey, cannot manage to pronounce the necessary words of /5(8). Mervyn Wall. Lewisburg [Pa.] Bucknell University Press [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Mervyn Wall; Mervyn Wall; Mervyn Wall; Mervyn Wall; Mervyn Wall: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert Hogan.

Hailed by critic E. Bleiler as a "landmark book in the history of fantasy," Mervyn Wall's classic The Unfortunate Fursey () is set in 10th century Ireland, where the forces of evil have launched an assault on the monastery of Clonmacnoise.

The Unfortunate Fursey () Mervyn Wall With an introduction by Michael Dirda Book Description Hailed by critic E.

Bleiler as a “ landmark book in the history of fantasy, ” Mervyn Wall's classic The Unfortunate Fursey () is set in 11th century Ireland, where the forces of evil have launched an assault on the monastery of Clonmacnoise.

Their task is made easier by the fact that one. Wall, Mervyn. THE UNFORTUNATE FURSEY. London: The Pilot Press Limited, Octavo, pp. [] [ blank] [note: last leaf used as rear paste-down], original blue cloth, spine panel stamped in brown.

First edition. A fine satire in which the Devil selects a Book Edition: First Edition. Hailed by critic E. Bleiler as a "landmark book in the history of fantasy," Mervyn Wall's classic The Unfortunate Fursey () is set in 10th century Ireland, where the forces of evil have launched an assault on the monastery of Clonmacnoise.

Their task is made easier by the fact that one hapless monk, the simple-minded Brother Fursey, cannot manage to pronounce the necessary words of. Hailed by critic E. Bleiler as a “landmark book in the history of fantasy,” Mervyn Wall’s classic The Unfortunate Fursey () is set in 11th century Ireland, where the forces of evil have launched an assault on the monastery of Clonmacnoise.

Their task is made easier by the fact that one hapless monk, the simple-minded Brother Fursey, cannot manage to pronounce the necessary words Brand: Valancourt Books. Mervyn Wall began working on his comic masterpiece, The Unfortunate Fursey, while recovering from an attack of pleu-risy in The theme was originally inspired by an ancient library book (lacking the title-page) which he unearthed in Dublin a translation of a French work on ghosts, demons, and witches, published around Mervyn Wall; Mervyn Wall (primary author only) Author division.

Mervyn Wall is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author. Includes. Mervyn Wall is composed of 1 name. Combine with. THE novelist and playwright Mervyn Wall died yesterday in St Michael's Hospital, Dun Laoghaire, after a short illness.

A member of the Irish Academy of Letters, he was born in Dublin in   The Paperback of the The Return of Fursey (Valancourt 20th Century Classics) by Mervyn Wall at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to Brand: Valancourt Books.

Buy The Unfortunate Fursey by Mervyn Wall online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ Mervyn Wall’s novel (which, I believe was also made into a BBC radio play at one point) was as unfortunate as its protagonist in many ways.

Like much of the Irish writing of the s and ’50s it was overshadowed by Mr Joyce, and his disciple Beckett. Flutter of Wings by Wall, Mervyn Hardback Book The Fast Free Shipping. $ Free shipping. The Replication of the Father Serra Statue: A V, Mervyn- $ Free shipping.

Mervyn O'Connor, and other tales. $ Free shipping. BUY 1, GET 1 AT 5% OFF (add 2 Seller Rating: % positive. Welcome to the series on Irish writers of the fantastic. Swan River Press takes us on a tour through Ireland’s fantasy heritage. “In Ireland anything may happen to anyone anywhere and at any time, and it usually does.” – “The Unfortunate Fursey” () Mervyn Wall () was born in Rathmines, Dublin.

He was educated in [ ]. Written by Irish writer Mervyn Wall, they were praised as “landmark book in the history of fantasy,” by Year’s Best SF editor E. Bleiler. More recently, Black Gate author Darrell Schweitzer wrote: The Unfortunate Fursey and The Return of Fursey are not quaint esoterica for the specialist, folks, they are living masterpieces.

They haven. Hailed by critic E. Bleiler as a "landmark book in the history of fantasy," Mervyn Wall's classic The Unfortunate Fursey () is set in 10th century Ireland, where the forces of evil have launched an assault on the monastery of Clonmacnoise.

Their task is made easier by the fact that one hapless monk, the simple-minded Brother Fursey, cannot manage to pronounce the necessary words of /5(9). An Interview with Mervyn Wall 55 time, while other people read detective stories, I was inclined to read ghost stories. My sister was going down to the Dún Laoghaire library and asked did I want a book.

I said, yes, anything about ghosts, and she brought back a book with the title page missing. I never knew who had edited it, but it was. With a jacket that would place this book among those of the Thorne Smith genre the bookseller is going to miss out on that rather limited market that might possibly find this story of the dark ages in Ireland when everyone (?) believed in witches and warlocks and possession by evil spirits.

The abbot who expels poor lay brother Fursey because of his spirit companions sums it up: ""In Ireland.Gormenghast / ˈ ɡ ɔːr m ən ˌ ɡ ɑː s t / is a fantasy series by British author Mervyn Peake, about the inhabitants of Castle Gormenghast, a sprawling, decaying, gothic-like ally conceived as a single on-going novel, the series was ended by Peake's death and comprises three novels, Titus Groan (), Gormenghast (), Titus Alone () and a novella, Boy in Darkness Author: Mervyn Peake.THE death of Mervyn Wall a few years ago received less attention than it deserved, since he was a central figure in the Dublin literary world of the s and s.