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By Sean O'Casey

'I proposal that no guy liveth and dieth to himself, so I placed at the back of what i assumed and what I did the landscape of the realm I lived in - the issues that made me.' Sean O'Casey, 1948

Sean O'Casey's six-part Autobiography, initially released among 1939 and 1955, is an eloquently accomplished self-portrait of an artist's lifestyles and occasions, unsurpassed in literature.

Drums lower than the Windows (1945) sees O'Casey's younger (pre-writing) lifestyles taking form amid the intense tumult of eire within the early 20th century, hence top him into the fray of the Easter emerging of 1916. Inishfallen, Fare Thee Well (1949) charts the stairs in the direction of his emigration from eire in 1926: a stream pressed upon O'Casey by means of his not easy fight opposed to the limitations and prohibitions wrought through Irish society, church and state.

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