At Swim Two-Birds by Flann O'Brien

At Swim-Two-Birds is a 1939 novel by Irish author Brian O'Nolan, writing under the pseudonym Flann O'Brien. It is widely considered to be O'Brien's masterpiece, and one of the most sophisticated examples of metafiction.

The 658th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 18th on 100 Best Novels in English Since 1900 (Counterpunch)
  2. - 27th on In Which These Are the 100 Greatest Novels (ThisRecording.com)
  3. - 47th on 20th Century's Greatest Hits: 100 English-Language Books of Fiction (Larry McCaffery)
  4. - 50th on D. G. Myers’ 50 Greatest English Language Novels (D. G. Myers)
  5. - TIME Magazine All Time 100 Novels (TIME Magazine)
  6. - Donald Barthelme’s Reading List (Believer Mag)
  7. - 100 Best Novels Written in English (The Guardian)

Buy This Book

Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
At Swim-Two-Birds (Irish Literature) Paperback 121212 $11.67 $4.48 2005
At Swim-Two-Birds Audible Audiobook 52812 $15.31 2019
At Swim-Two-Birds (Plume) Paperback 128894 $14.97 $3.51 1976
At Swim-two-birds Hardcover 838422 $325.80 $27.62 1976
At Swim-Two-Birds, Hardcover 6885004 $250.00
Swim-Two-Birds Paperback 12143557 $29.82 $29.80 2002
At Swim-Two-Birds Paperback 11264794 $150.92 1976
At Swim-Two-Birds Paperback 1170846 $10.98 $7.99