Inspired by his extensive reading, he had by now turned to prose and when, the following year, he produced his first novel, 'Children of the Dead End' which caused a literary sensation. The subtitle of the work was 'The Autobiography of a Navvy' and into it the young author, he was now just over twenty-three, poured vivid and colorful descriptions of the life he had led until then, his family's struggle for existence, his days as a hired boy in Tyrone, the hard conditions he had endured in the fields of Scotland and the ...

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Children of the Dead End 1999, Dufour Editions

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Children of the Dead End 1998, Mount Eagle Publications Ltd, Dingle

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Children of the Dead End 1982, Caliban Books, London

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