Friday, 5 October 2012

Flann O'Brien's 101st Birthday - Google Doodle October 05, 2012

Google doodle today October 05, 2012 in Ireland come with a theme Flann O'Brien's 101st Birthday or Comóradh 101 bliain ó rugadh Myles na gCopaleen.

Brian O'Nolan was an Irish novelist, playwright and satirist, considered a major figure in twentieth century Irish literature. Born in Strabane, County Tyrone, he is regarded as a key figure in postmodern literature. ( source: Wikipedia ).

Born: October 5, 1911, Strabane
Died: April 1, 1966, Dublin
Education: University College Dublin - National University of Ireland, Dublin
Buried: Deans Grange Cemetery
Awards: Tähtivaeltaja Award

Books of  Flann O'Brien

- At Swim-Two-Birds (1939)
- The Hard Life (1962)
- The Dalkey Archive (1964)
- The Third Policeman (written 1939-40, published 1968)