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1 Jackson, John Wyse with Costello, Peter John Stanislaus Joyce - The Voluminous Life and Genius of James Joyce's Father
London Fourth Estate 1997 1857024176 / 9781857024173 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good 
xvii + 494 pages. Map endpapers. Genealogical chart. 42 illustrations. Dustjacket has a small closed tear to front top corner and is not price clipped. First edition, first printing. John Stanislaus Joyce was the hero of his own epic - a heroic drinker, superlative swearer and 'praiser of his own past', with ambitions to become a Parnellite MP. He was a Corkman who became the quintessential Dubliner and was the father of at least 16 children, almost all of whom he tried to ignore. A nightmare to those children he denied, he was an inspiration to to the imagination of his first surviving son, James, who admitted that his father gave him 'hundreds of pages and scores of characters' in his books. **** NOT EX LIB **** **** A HEAVY VOLUME OF 0.95 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH MAY REQUIRE EXTRA SHIPPING COST **** 
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