Donleavy, J.P. ( James Patrick) (1926– ) Irish writer, b. USA. His first novel, The Ginger Man (1955), was not published in uncensored form in Britain and the USA until 1963. Other novels include A Singular Man (1963), The Beastly Beatitudes of Balthazar B. (1968), The Onion Eaters (1971), and That Darcy, That Dancer, That Gentleman (1991).
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