Brendan Behan was born in Dublin in 1923. In 1954 his play, The Quare Fellow, was accepted for production by the Pike Theatre in Dublin. Another play, The Hostage, and his autobiographical Borstal Boy make him an international name. Brendan Behan died in 1964.
'A Marvellous collection of Behan's work which lets us see again that we had a genius among us.' -- The Sunday Independent 'A superb introduction by Peter Fallon...Behan (who) had an incredible literary gift demonstrated impeccably in After the Wake. Contains some previously unpublished material and boasts a cavalcade of 21 pieces, some fictional, some autobiographical, chartin -- UK Blog, Book Me