King Goshawk and the Birds

TitleKing Goshawk and the Birds
Year for Search1926
AuthorsO'Duffy, Eimar [Ultan](1893-1935)
Date Published1926
PublisherMacmillan
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsIrish author, Male author
Annotation

Fantasy set in a future dystopian world in which a monopolist who already controls much of the world’s food supply tries to buy all the songbirds. Most governments in the world had introduced harsh laws designed to eliminate all temptations. Ireland is presented as particularly oppressive. 

Additional Publishers

Rpt. Victoria, TX: Dalkey Archive Press, 2017

Holding Institutions

L, MH

Author Note

Irish author (1893-1935)

Full Text

1926 O’Duffy, Eimar [Ultan] (1893-1935). King Goshawk and the Birds. London: Macmillan. Rpt. Victoria, TX: Dalkey Archive Press, 2017. L, MH

Fantasy set in a future dystopian world in which a monopolist who already controls much of the world’s food supply tries to buy all the songbirds. Most governments in the world have introduced harsh laws designed to eliminate all temptations. Ireland is presented as particularly oppressive. See also 1933 O’Duffy.