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Birmingham, George A. 1865-1950

Overview
Works: 347 works in 1,465 publications in 5 languages and 10,201 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biographies  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  History  Sea fiction  Sea stories  Action and adventure fiction  Humorous fiction  Adventure stories  Personal narratives‡vBritish 
Roles: Author, Editor, Librettist, Creator, Other, Translator
Classifications: PR6015.A48, 823.912
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Spanish gold by George A Birmingham( Book )

76 editions published between 1908 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humourous adventure story based around the hunt for lost treasure
General John Regan by George A Birmingham( )

33 editions published between 1913 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A laughter novel containing the greatest hopes of all time
The red hand of Ulster by George A Birmingham( Book )

36 editions published between 1912 and 2014 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first few novels by James Owen Hannay, an Irish clergyman who wrote under the name "George A. Birmingham," caused a national controversy and nearly imploded his career in the church when Catholics accused him of bigotry. Perhaps in response to this, Hannay's literary style changed to focus more on humor. The Red Hand of Ulster addresses the rift between Protestants and Catholics in Ireland with lighthearted humor and wit
Gossamer by George A Birmingham( )

24 editions published between 1915 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Owen Hannay, the Irish clergyman who wrote under the pseudonym "George A. Birmingham," began his literary career with a novel that addressed sensitive political matters in a serious manner. After that approach landed him in hot water in his native Ireland, Hannay adopted a new approach: he continued to talk about important issues, but in a humorous, lighthearted way. In Gossamer, Hannay mercilessly skewers the flimflammery of international finance in a satirical send-up that The
Priscilla's spies by George A Birmingham( )

14 editions published between 1912 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irish writer James Owen Hannay wrote under the pen name "George A. Birmingham," in part to keep his literary career distinct from his work as a clergyman. This delightful romp presents a charming account of a summer beach vacation in Ireland--and a grudging friendship that unexpectedly blossoms into something more
The lighter side of Irish life by George A Birmingham( Book )

34 editions published between 1911 and 2010 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The search party by George A Birmingham( Book )

49 editions published between 1909 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irish clergyman James Owen Hannay penned dozens of novels over the course of his career, many of which were published under the pseudonym George A. Birmingham. In the uproarious satire The Search Party, an unhinged anarchist settles in a small Irish community, setting off a series of increasingly ridiculous events
Our casualty, and other stories by George A Birmingham( Book )

21 editions published between 1918 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""George A. Birmingham"" was one of the pen names used by James Owen Hannay, a lifelong Church of Ireland minister who also wrote novels and short stories. The tales collected in Our Casualty and Other Stories have a strong sense of place and are brimming with colorful Irish culture; many of the stories also have a military cast of characters
Irishmen all by George A Birmingham( Book )

13 editions published between 1913 and 2010 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lalage's lovers by George A Birmingham( )

26 editions published between 1911 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This humorous romp of a novel introduces readers to one Lalage Beresford, one of the most delightful female characters of early twentieth-century literature. Spirited and independent, Lalage forces herself into every firestorm and controversy she can, and ultimately finds herself a key figure in a closely watched campaign for Parliament
A padre in France by George A Birmingham( )

22 editions published between 1918 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the memoir A Padre in France , Irish clergyman James Owen Hannay (who used the pseudonym ""George A. Birmingham"") takes a break from the humorous political satires that were his typical stock in trade. Still, Hannay's characteristic wit and lighthearted take on life shine through in this firsthand account of his stint as a chaplain during World War I
Spillikins; a book of essays by George A Birmingham( Book )

8 editions published between 1926 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The northern iron by George A Birmingham( Book )

29 editions published between 1854 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immerse yourself in the past and learn more about the roots of the struggle between Northern Ireland and the rest of the U.K. in this engrossing historical novel from George A. Birmingham. The Northern Iron is set in Ireland during the tumultuous period of transition between the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, but it sheds light on the bloody battles that would persist in the region for hundreds of years
Jeremiah the prophet by George A Birmingham( Book )

5 editions published between 1939 and 1956 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Dr. Whitty by George A Birmingham( Book )

38 editions published between 1913 and 2018 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spirit and origin of Christian monasticism by George A Birmingham( Book )

18 editions published between 1903 and 2017 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Bountiful by George A Birmingham( )

16 editions published between 1921 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This highly eclectic volume of tales will please connoisseurs of wit and satire. The first half of the book is dedicated to one-off short stories that skewer the pretensions and airs of various characters. The second half is dedicated to an interlinked series of sharply satiric tales following the triumphs and tribulations of a deposed king
The Simpkins plot by George A Birmingham( Book )

22 editions published between 1890 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"George A. Birmingham" was the pen name of James Owen Hannay, an Irish clergymen who wrote novels in his spare time. The Simpkins Plot is a fun, whimsical tale about a case of mistaken identity -- and the havoc it wreaks in a small Irish community full of quirky, one-of-a-kind characters
From Dublin to Chicago; some notes on a tour in America by George A Birmingham( Book )

10 editions published between 1914 and 2012 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Irishman looks at his world by George A Birmingham( Book )

13 editions published between 1919 and 2012 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Hannay, Canon 1865-1950

Hannay, Canon J. 1865-1950

Hannay, James O.

Hannay, James O. 1865-1950

Hannay, James O. (James Owen), 1865-1950

Hannay, James Owen.

Hannay, James Owen 1865-1950

Hanney, James Owen, 1865-1950

جورج برمنغهام كاتب أيرلندي

ジョージ・A・バーミンガム アイルランドの作家

Languages
English (575)

Irish (3)

German (1)

French (1)

Danish (1)