The Son of Learning
Austin Clarke's play based on the Irish satire Aislinge Mac Conglinne
Undated, 1927 as per COPAC. First edition. Hardback, limited to one thousand copies, bound in blue cloth with gilt titling to spine and upper board. 19 × 12.5cm, 68pp .
Austin Clarke's set in The Abbey of Cork in medieval times is a comedy based on the Irish satire Aislinge Mac Conglinne, in which a king with a gluttonous 'hunger demon' inside him is cured through the wit of a wandering scholar and poet.
This copy is in very good condition, bar some light fading to the cloth spine. Previous owner's nameplate to ffep.