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Passion and Cunning and Other Essays


Conor Cruise O'Brien's brilliant and hugely controversial 1965 essay on the political convictions of W. B. Yeats is the title-piece for this superb 1988 collection of pieces on politics, religion, nationalism and terrorism. 'O'Brien is a man of strong views, and he writes with verve and wit. Agree with him or not, one reads him with enjoyment.' Foreign Affairs '[Passion and Cunning] displays once again [O'Brien's] wonderful range of talents: a beautiful command of the language, gentle wit and coruscating satire, shrewd ...

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    • Title: Passion and Cunning by Conor Cruise O'Brien
    • Publisher: Faber & Faber
    • Print ISBN: 9780571325009, 0571325009
    • eText ISBN: 9780571325016
    • Edition: 2015 Main
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