Tony Gray

Life
1922- ; b. Dublin; Irish Times, Quidnunc’; script-writer for BBC; numerous novels include Gone the Time, 1967; also biog. of Smyllie (?1992); St Patrick’s People: A New Look at the Irish (1996); The Lost Years (London: Warner), 144pp., on the Ireland and the Second World War. DIW

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Works
The Irish Answer: An Anatomy of Modern Ireland
(London: Heinemann 1966); Gone the Time (London 1967); Psalms and SlaughtersL A Study in Bigotry (London: Heinemann 1972), 248pp., ill.; Ireland in this Century (NY: Little, Brown 1994), 383pp. [chiefly chronology by extract from The Irish Times, 1900-1990, from archives of Colindate Newspaper Lib.]; St Patrick’s People: A New Look at the Irish (NY: Little, Brown 1996), 241pp.; Tony Gray, ed., Ireland This Century ([Lon:] Warner Books 1996), 383pp.

A Peculiar Man: The Life of George Moore (London: Sinclair-Stevenson 1996), 352pp.; in which the author says that Ireland is a fatal disease from which he and the subject ‘were lucky enough to escape for the greater part of our lives’.

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References
Psalms and Slaughter: A Study in Bigotry (London: Heinemann 1972), 248pp., ill. with photos of early modern Troubles in N. Ireland. [Emerald Isle Books 95].

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