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Flann O'Brien
- Favourite Briton.

Born in Strabane, County Tyrone
Born on 5th of October 1911
Died on 1st of April 1966

Born 1911. Died 1966 - Irish writer.

Pseudonym of Brian O’Nolan. Wrote At Swim-Two-Birds in 1936, published in 1939. Contributed to the Irish Times for 20 years using name Myles n Gopaleen. Second novel An Beal Bocht (The Poor Mouth) published in 1941; The Third Policeman posthumously in 1967.

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1 Response to Flann O'Brien

From Henry Wilson on 3rd November 2009
Just for your information - Strabane, Co. Tyrone is in Northern Ireland, which is part of the UK, but NOT part of Britain, therefore Flann O'Brien is not a famous Briton!

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