"The Funeral of Denny Cordell" (1995), cited from An Author and his Image: The Collected Short Pieces (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1997) p. 178.
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J. P. Donleavy
Geburtstag: 23. April 1926
Todesdatum: 11. September 2017
James Patrick Donleavy war ein amerikanisch-irischer Schriftsteller.
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The Saddest Summer of Samuel S (New York: Delacorte Press, 1966) pp. 62-3.
The Unexpurgated Code: A Complete Manual of Survival & Manners (New York: Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, 1975) p. 278.
Interviewed in Punch, March 22, 1978, p. 484.
„When you don't have any money, the problem is food. When you have money, it's sex. When you have both it's health, you worry about getting rupture or something. If everything is simply jake then you're frightened of death.“
— J. P. Donleavy, buch The Ginger Man
The Ginger Man (1955; New York: Delacorte Press, 1973) p. 45.
„I got disappointed in human nature as well and gave it up because I found it too much like my own.“
— J. P. Donleavy, buch A Fairy Tale of New York
A Fairy Tale of New York (London: Eyre Methuen, 1973) p. 224.