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* TheDiseaseThatShallNotBeNamed: Lily Maxwell's syphilis.
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* HomelessPigeonPerson: Rashers and his dog.
* HookerWithAHeartOfGold: Lily Maxwell.
* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: As befitting a "society novel" of its scope, ranging from (at the bottom) Rashers and his beloved dog Rusty, to the privileged Bradshaws.
* OldRetainer: Miss Gilchrist. Not that she gets rewarded for it.

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* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: As befitting a "society novel" of its scope, ranging from (at the bottom) Rashers and his beloved dog Rusty, to the privileged Bradshaws.
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%%* OldRetainer: Miss Gilchrist. Not that she gets rewarded for it.


* ShoutOut: The title is this to a line from ''The Old Lady Says No'', a 1930s play about Dublin by dramatist Denis Johnston: "Strumpet city in the sunset..."

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The title is this to a line from ''The Old Lady Says No'', a 1930s play about Dublin by dramatist Denis Johnston: "Strumpet city in the sunset...""
** Rashers is loosely based on a beloved street figure of Plunkett's day named Hoyer (or Howyer, both after his typical Dublin greeting) who would wander the streets quoting Shakespeare with his dog Rusty. Both died in a housefire shortly before Plunkett started writing.

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** Actually TruthInTelevision: ‘rasher’ is Hiberno-English for a slice of bacon, and "Rashers" was a nickname applied to any male who either loved bacon or was red-haired (because red hair is the colour of bacon.) It has nothing to do with having a rash.


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* ShoutOut: The title is this to a line from ''The Old Lady Says No'', a 1930s play about Dublin by dramatist Denis Johnston: "Strumpet city in the sunset..."


* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: As befitting a "society novel" of its scope, ranging from (at the bottom) Rashers and his beloved dog Rusty), to the privileged Bradshaws.

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* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: As befitting a "society novel" of its scope, ranging from (at the bottom) Rashers and his beloved dog Rusty), Rusty, to the privileged Bradshaws.


''Strumpet City'' is a 1969 Irish novel by James Plunkett. It was adapted into an acclaimed Creator/{{RTE}} miniseries in 1980, still one of the most highly-regarded serials ever produced by Ireland's national broadcaster. Set between 1903 and 14, it details the struggles of UsefulNotes/{{Dublin}} workers against employers, particularly during the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dublin_lock-out 1913 Strike and Lockout]].

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''Strumpet City'' is a 1969 Irish novel by James Plunkett. It was adapted into an acclaimed Creator/{{RTE}} miniseries in 1980, still one of the most highly-regarded serials ever produced by Ireland's national broadcaster. Set between 1903 and 14, '14, it details the struggles of UsefulNotes/{{Dublin}} workers against employers, particularly during the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dublin_lock-out 1913 Strike and Lockout]].


* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: As befitting a "society novel" of its scope. There's the inhabitants of
* OldRetainer: Miss Gilchrist. Not that she gets rewarded for it.

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* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: As befitting a "society novel" of its scope. There's scope, ranging from (at the inhabitants of
bottom) Rashers and his beloved dog Rusty), to the privileged Bradshaws.
* OldRetainer: Miss Gilchrist. Not that she gets rewarded for it.


''Strumpet City'' is a 1969 Irish novel by James Plunkett, adapted into an acclaimed Creator/{{RTE}} miniseries in 1980. Set in 1903-14, it details the struggles of UsefulNotes/{{Dublin}} workers against employers.

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''Strumpet City'' is a 1969 Irish novel by James Plunkett, Plunkett. It was adapted into an acclaimed Creator/{{RTE}} miniseries in 1980. 1980, still one of the most highly-regarded serials ever produced by Ireland's national broadcaster. Set in 1903-14, between 1903 and 14, it details the struggles of UsefulNotes/{{Dublin}} workers against employers.employers, particularly during the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dublin_lock-out 1913 Strike and Lockout]].

The great Irish short-story writer Frank O'Connor said it wasn't possible to write a true "social novel" in Ireland, but Plunkett [[https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/strumpet-city-the-impossible-irish-novel-1.1343043 proved him wrong with a novel of grand scale]], featuring a wide range of characters of varying social station and political affiliation.



* TheAlcoholic: Fr. Giffley.

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* TheAlcoholic: Fr. Giffley.Giffley, who is a classic [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whisky_priest whiskey priest]] - with a weakness for alcohol but simultaneously a strong moral sense.


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* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: As befitting a "society novel" of its scope. There's the inhabitants of


''Strumpet City'' is a 1969 Irish novel by James Plunkett, adapted into an acclaimed Creator/{{RTE}} miniseries in 1980. Set in 1903-14, it details the struggles of UsefulNotes/{{Dublin}} workers against employers. Generally regarded, along with ''Literature/{{Ulysses}}'', as one of the Great Irish Novels.

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''Strumpet City'' is a 1969 Irish novel by James Plunkett, adapted into an acclaimed Creator/{{RTE}} miniseries in 1980. Set in 1903-14, it details the struggles of UsefulNotes/{{Dublin}} workers against employers. Generally regarded, along with ''Literature/{{Ulysses}}'', as one of the Great Irish Novels.



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* HistoricalDomainCharacter: Jim Larkin, and a brief appearance by King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra.



* PublicDomainCharacter: Jim Larkin, and a brief appearance by King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra.


* UsefulNotes/TheIrishQuestion: Gets little mention.



* UsefulNotes/WorldWarI


''Strumpet City'' is a 1969 Irish novel by James Plunkett, adapted into an acclaimed Creator/{{RTE}} miniseries in 1980. Set in 1903-14, it details the struggles of UsefulNotes/{{Dublin}} workers against employers. Generally regarded, along with ''Literature/{{Ulysses}}, as one of the Great Irish Novels.

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''Strumpet City'' is a 1969 Irish novel by James Plunkett, adapted into an acclaimed Creator/{{RTE}} miniseries in 1980. Set in 1903-14, it details the struggles of UsefulNotes/{{Dublin}} workers against employers. Generally regarded, along with ''Literature/{{Ulysses}}, ''Literature/{{Ulysses}}'', as one of the Great Irish Novels.


''Strumpet City'' is a 1969 Irish novel by James Plunkett, adapted into an acclaimed Creator/{{RTE}} miniseries in 1980. Set in 1903-14, it details the struggles of UsefulNotes/{{Dublin}} workers against employers.

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''Strumpet City'' is a 1969 Irish novel by James Plunkett, adapted into an acclaimed Creator/{{RTE}} miniseries in 1980. Set in 1903-14, it details the struggles of UsefulNotes/{{Dublin}} workers against employers.
employers. Generally regarded, along with ''Literature/{{Ulysses}}, as one of the Great Irish Novels.

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''Strumpet City'' is a 1969 Irish novel by James Plunkett, adapted into an acclaimed Creator/{{RTE}} miniseries in 1980. Set in 1903-14, it details the struggles of UsefulNotes/{{Dublin}} workers against employers.

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* TheAlcoholic: Fr. Giffley.
* TheDiseaseThatShallNotBeNamed: Lily Maxwell's syphilis.
* TheEdwardianEra
* EmbarrassingFirstName: Rashers Tierney.
* HomelessPigeonPerson: Rashers and his dog.
* HookerWithAHeartOfGold: Lily Maxwell.
* UsefulNotes/TheIrishQuestion: Gets little mention.
* OldRetainer: Miss Gilchrist. Not that she gets rewarded for it.
* PublicDomainCharacter: Jim Larkin, and a brief appearance by King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra.
* UsefulNotes/WorldWarI
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