Taming the Beast: A Novel

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The anti-Treatyites entered politics as Fianna Fail in 1927 and came to power peacefully in 1932 – despite widespread rioting between the IRA and the pro-Treaty Blueshirt movement. Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant, in the latter part of their careers no longer avant-garde, made large-scale murals for Berwick church, near Charleston, their house under the South Downs. But writers Anthony Jay and Jonathan Lynn combine their superb skills to give us a genuinely funny series that pokes fun at bureaucracy at its most outlandish.

Pages: 317

Publisher: Harper Perennial (September 19, 2006)

ISBN: 0061122165

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