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The Men Who Stare at Hens
The Men Who Stare at Hens

The Men Who Stare at Hens

Great Irish Eccentrics, from WB Yeats to Brendan Behan


144 Pages, 5 x 7.75

Formats: Cloth, EPUB

Cloth, $18.95 (US $18.95) (CA $24.95)

Publication Date: June 2019

ISBN 9780750989275

Rights: US & CA

The History Press (Jun 2019)
THP Ireland


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The Book Have you heard of the Irish rugby international who played in a monocle? Or the man who walked to Jerusalem and back for a bet? Or the person who tried to convert the Pope? These surreal-yet-true stories will be found within the pages of The Men Who Stare at Hens …

Author Biography

Simon Leyland is the author of Curious London (Bantam/Random House) and several other works. He blogs at and is based on the west coast of Ireland.