Twenty Years A-Growing

First US edition of "Fiche Blian ag Fas", a momoir of life on Great Blasket Island


Maurice O'Sullivan, with a foreword by E M Forster


The Viking Press, New York, 1933
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Printing Details

First US edition, hardback in dustwrapper. 21.5 × 13.5cm, xii + 303pp.

Twenty Years A-Growing (or Fiche Blian ag Fás in the original Gaelic) was published in Irish and English in 1933. It is a highly regarded memoir of growing up on the Great Blasket Island and in Dingle, County Kerry, off the western coast of Ireland.


The book is in very good condition, the dustwrapper is tanned with some light edge wear but remaing in good condition.

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