The Spacious Adventures of the Man in the Street. O'Duffy, Eimar : Macmillan,1928, first edition, 405 pages. Signed copy dedicated
to his wife. "to My Wife With Love Eimar O'Duffy" Some decoloration on spine. Eimar Ultan O'Duffy (29 September 1893
– 21 March 1935) was born in Dublin and educated at Stonyhurst College in
Lancashire and at University College Dublin.
He was an influential person in the 1916 Easter Rising when he prevented
Bulmer Hobson from stopping the Rising from happening by incarcerating him.
Aside from his duties during the Rising, O'Duffy has been a prolific writer.
His The Wasted Island, published in 1919 by Martin Lester Publication in Dublin
and republished in 1920 by Dodd, Mead and Company in New York, has been
regarded as his notable literary work. His wife Cathlean nee Kathleen Patricia Cruise O'Brien was the
sister of Conor Cruise O'Brien.