Set in Dublin during the Lockout of 1913, Strumpet City is a panoramic novel of city life. It embraces a wide range of social milieux, from the miseries of the tenements to the cultivated, bourgeois Bradshaws. It introduces a memorable cast of characters: the main protagonist, Fitz, a model of the hard-working, loyal and abused trade unionist; the isolated, well-meaning and ineffectual Fr O'Connor; the wretched and destitute Rashers Tierney. In the background hovers the enormous shadow of Jim Larkin, Plunkett's real-life ...

Strumpet City 2006, Gill Books, Dublin

ISBN-13: 9780717140589

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Strumpet City 1971, HarperCollins Distribution Services

ISBN-13: 9780586028940

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Strumpet City 1969, Hutchinson, London

ISBN-13: 9780090966301

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