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The Informer (original 1925; edition 1980)
The Informer by Liam O'Flaherty (1925)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0156443562, Paperback)
A tale of temptation, betrayal, and reprisal, this powerful novel is set in the aftermath of the Irish Civil War. It tells of Gypo Nolan, who informs on a wanted comrade. The source of the Academy Award-winning film directed by John Ford. Preface by Denis Donoghue.
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A Dublin revolutionary secretly betrays his hunted friend to the British authorities for the price of 20 pounds. He had hoped that the money would help him and his girlfriend gain passage to America but now he is an informer, a traitor.
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