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The Poor Mouth Flann OBrien

The Poor Mouth

Flann OBrien

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The Poor Mouth relates the story of one Bonaparte OCoonassa, born in a cabin in a fictitious village called Corkadoragha in western Ireland equally renowned for its beauty and the abject poverty of its residents. Potatoes constitute the basis of hisMoreThe Poor Mouth relates the story of one Bonaparte OCoonassa, born in a cabin in a fictitious village called Corkadoragha in western Ireland equally renowned for its beauty and the abject poverty of its residents. Potatoes constitute the basis of his familys daily fare, and they share both bed and board with the sheep and pigs. A scathing satire on the Irish, this work brought down on the authors head the full wrath of those who saw themselves as the custodians of Irish language and tradition when it was first published in Gaelic in 1941.