Book description:Genre: European Literature
1st ed. of "Borstal Boy".
ISBN 13: 9780099706502
Number of pages: 316
In 1939, Liverpool, 16 year-old Brendan Behan is arrested for carrying explosives in his suitcase. A fervent republican undergoing a mission for the IRA, with designs to blow up a shipyard, Behan is sentenced to three years Borstal detention as he is a minor, and cannot be given the death sentence.In this autobiography, Behan writes about the experiences that ultimately sh