Meet the Writers

Monocle Reads: ‘The Men Who Stare At Hens’

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25 July 2019

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Simon Leyland is a city trader-turned-author whose most recent book, ‘The Men Who Stare At Hens’, explores the wonderful eccentricities of Irish history. His book covers more than 100 short biographies describing the more unusual habits of some famous Irish people.

25 July 2019

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