At Swim Two Birds

At Swim Two Birds by Flann O’Brien

Introduced by Anne Brichto, co-owner of Addyman Books, via their new Instagram account

Book pairing with a collection of watches from our local independent Mayall Jewellers. This example of the Penguin Modern Classics is the Irish classic, At Swim Two Birds, by Flann O’Brien.

I love some of these covers by @penguinukbooks and after it came in stopped by our lovely jewellers and they kindly emptied one of their cases to provide the photograph.

One thought on “At Swim Two Birds

  1. I like Anne’s (Instagram) idea of linking books to (vaguely) related subjects; especially the edible (yum-yum) sort.
    O’Brien is the (only) natural successor to James Stephens (the greatest Irish writer of the twentieth century; Beckett and Milligan notwithstanding)
    My favourite O’Brien offering would be The Third Policeman, but ASTB is (probably) more famous


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