The Third Policeman (Complete Classics)
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- Sales Rank:3,985,744
- Format:Audiobook, Unabridged
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Media:Audio CD
- Number Of Items:6
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.5
- Dimensions (in):5.8 x 1 x 4.9
- Publication Date:March 6, 2007
Availability:Usually ships in 1-2 business days
- Record Label: Naxos
- Catalog#: NA645512
- Year Of Release: 2007
Flann O'Brien's most popular and surrealistic novel concerns an imaginary but hellish village police force and a local murder. Weird, satirical, and very funny, its popularity has suddenly increased with the mention of the novel in the TV film Lost. Here it comes to life in a new unabridged recording. "Even with Ulysses and Finnegans Wake behind him, James Joyce might have been envious" - wrote one critic about the work of Flann O'Brien.
A comic trip through hell in Ireland, as told by a murderer, The Third Policeman is another inspired bit of confusing and comic lunacy from the warped imagination and lovably demented pen of Flann O'Brien, author of At Swim-Two-Birds. There's even a small chance you'll figure out what's going on if you read the publisher's note that appears on the last page.
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