Everything you need to understand or teach At Swim-Two-Birds.
At Swim-Two-Birds, by Brian O'Nolan, is a metafictional novel set in Ireland that satirizes many Irish literary traditions. It follows the story of an unnamed student living with his critical uncle. The student is writing a novel about a character named Trellis who is also an author. Within Trellis’s novel are numerous characters created by Trellis who attempt to take control of the narrative of their lives.