The Rat-pit

The Rat-pit

by Patrick MacGill, Brian D. Osborne (Intro.)
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This text tells the tale of the struggle of Donegal girl Norah Ryan against poverty at the turn of the century. The name is from a lodging house "where human beings, pinched and poverty-stricken and ground down with a weight of oppression, are hemmed up like the plague-stricken in a pest-house".