Higgins, Aidan, 1927-

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Higgins, Aidan, 1927-

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1927-2015

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Aidan Higgins, born in County Kildare, Ireland, is an Irish novelist, influenced in his work by modernists such as James Joyce, Brian O'Nolan and Samuel Beckett. In 1955, Higgins went to London for a time, where he continued to write novels, short stories, radio plays, and documentaries. He also spent time in South Africa and Germany. His published works include "Felo De Se" (1960), "Langrishe, Go Down" (1966), "Balcony of Europe" (1972), "Images of Africa: Diary, 1956-60" (1971), "Scenes from a Receding Past" (1977), "Bornholm Night Ferry" (1983), "Helsingor Station & Other Departures: Fictions & Autobiographies, 1956-89 (1989), and "Ronda Gorge & Other Precipices: Travel Writing, 1956-89 (1989).

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