O’DOHERTY, BRIAN (1929- )
BOOK: Dedicated, signed and dated First Edition: The Deposition of Father McGreevy. Turtle Point Press; Helen Marx Books, New York. Hardbound, original dustjacket, not price clipped. The author has penned: May ’99, for the unique & splendid Leila* – the best of friends with love, Brian *who writes like an angel.
The Deposition of Father McGreevy is real tough on heart and soul but then the beauty, the grace of the prose, gives us the fortitude to endure this story so utterly true to our human nature.
The author was born in Ballaghaderrean, County Roscommon, Ireland). He is an Irish art critic, writer, artist, and academic. Mr. O’Doherty, who has lived in NYC for more than 50 years, has used a numer of alter egos, including Patrick Ireland.
This dealer read “Deposition” from cover to cover and was enchanted by the dialect, wit, and keen observational skills of O’Doherty who found meaning even in the most pathetic of characters.