The Ginger Man Study Guide

The Ginger Man

The Ginger Man by J. P. Donleavy

The Ginger Man is a 1955 novel by J. P. Donleavy about a young man named Sebastian Dangerfield in Dublin, Ireland after the second World War. Dangerfield is an American living with his wife and daughter in Dublin while attending law school at Trinity College. The book chronicles Dangerfield's adventures and sexual encounters during this period of his life. The book was banned in the United States and Ireland for obscenity.

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