James T. Farrell


Born
February 27, 1904

Died
August 22, 1979


James Thomas Farrell was an American novelist. One of his most famous works was the Studs Lonigan trilogy, which was made into a film in 1960 and into a television miniseries in 1979. The trilogy was voted number 29 on the Modern Library's list of the 100 best novels of the 20th century.

Average rating: 3.68 · 3,498 ratings · 201 reviews · 58 distinct worksSimilar authors
Studs Lonigan

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3.80 avg rating — 2,065 ratings — published 1935 — 32 editions
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Young Lonigan

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3.47 avg rating — 997 ratings — published 1932 — 7 editions
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The Young Manhood of Studs ...

3.59 avg rating — 111 ratings — published 1934 — 6 editions
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Judgment Day

3.68 avg rating — 84 ratings — published 1935 — 3 editions
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Chicago Stories

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A World I Never Made

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3.81 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 1936 — 3 editions
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Father And Son

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No Star is Lost

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My Days of Anger

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3.69 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1943 — 2 editions
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The Short Stories of James ...

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Young Lonigan The Young Manhood of Studs ... Judgment Day
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“If you let conditions stop you from working, they'll always stop you.”
James T. Farrell

“Life is sad enough without people writing sad books.”
James T. Farrell, Studs Lonigan

“America is so vast that almost everything said about it is likely to be true, and the opposite is probably equally true.”
James T. Farrell

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