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Dublin: A Portrait (Bloomsbury Reader) by V.S. Pritchett

By V.S. Pritchett

VS. Pritchett, grasp of the fast tale, is usually the main evocative of go back and forth writers. First released in 1967, his portrait of Dublin - its earlier, politics and other people, its grand mansions and curious corners - is as beguiling and eloquent because the urban itself, as he writes of the Dublin he knew within the Nineteen Twenties, of visits to Sean O'Casey and Yeats (brandishing a teapot in his rage at Shaw) and of the altering urban 40 years later, dealing with the long run yet nonetheless as eccentric and interesting as ever.

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