When I die I want to decompose in a barrel of porter and have it served in all the pubs in Dublin. I wonder would they all know it was me?
To marry the Irish is to look for poverty.
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|Birth:||23rd April, 1926|
James Patrick Donleavy was born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He is an American-born Irish novelist and playwright. He studied at Trinity College, Dublin. He has written several novels include: The Ginger Man, A Fairy Tale of New York, A Singular Man, Schultz, and The Beastly Beatitudes of Balthazar B. He has written several plays include: What They Did in Dublin, with The Ginger Man and The Plays of J. P. Donleavy.
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