TRAVELLER'S SAMPLES by Frank O'Connor

TRAVELLER'S SAMPLES

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A scrapbook of vignettes of Irish village life -- brief diversions. There are stories of boyhood -- the hero's first confession; his adventures in attempting to promote the noble ethics of English school stories in his own school; his rescue of his father from the evils of porter. Then the parade of village incidents -- the servant girl who was indiscreet; a lawyer's battle; the search for and falling away from religion; love, death and marriage. A pleasant company moving in a leisurely fashion with no appearance of strain. Sound, genial yarns, well told.

Publisher: Knopf