Liam O Flaherty The Sniper

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Can you imagine being shot at, but having no idea where it is coming from? The author, Liam O’ Flaherty, wrote “The Sniper”,which takes place in Dublin, Ireland in 1922. It began with the Republican sniper clumsily lighting a cigarette, which lets the Free State sniper know where he is. As a result of the glowing cigarette, the enemy sniper spots him, starting an epic duel. The short story “The Sniper”, by Liam O’ Flaherty is a good story because it has lots of action and an offsetting plot twist. First, the story has a lot of heart throbbing action. You can clearly see this when it states “The sniper raised his rifle and fired. The head fell heavily on the turret wall. The woman darted toward the side street. The sniper fired again. The woman
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