Books Like The Wave by Liam O'Flaherty | Suggested Reading

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Stories of Liam O'Flaherty (1956) with an introduction by Vivian Mercer. This collection pulls together many of O'Flaherty's finest stories in one place.

Famine (1937) by Liam O'Flaherty. Considered one of his two great novels, this fictional account of the Irish famine is even-handed and devoid of the melodramatic touches of some of his other work. It has been reprinted many times since its first publication in 1937, most recently in 1991.

The Famine Ships: The Irish Exodus to America (1997) by Edward Laxton recounts the courage—and desperation—of the starving Irish who emigrated to the United States, and others who suffered and died in the attempt.

44 Irish Short Stories (1955), edited by Devin A. Garrity. This "Anthology of Irish Short Fiction from Yeats to Frank O'Connor" contains the works of 33 Irish authors, including two stories by O'Flaherty, and is still in print...

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