Books tagged: irish emigration

The adult filter is active; content marked as adults-only by the author is not listed. To view this content, click the button below to disable the adult filter.

Found 3 results

The Young Are Desperate: two novels
By
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 70,550. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013 by A. & A. Farmar. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The young are the heroes of these two boisterous novels by the renowned poet Brendan Kennelly. The Crooked Cross tells the dramatic story of a village in the south west of Ireland as it endures a prolonged drought, while The Florentines follows a young man who has left Ireland to go to an English university. Sharply unsentimental, these novels are told in attractive, spare and supple prose.
Salt and Emerald - a hesitant solo voyage round Ireland and the Irish
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 138,760. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Much more than adventurous travel, this book is an exploration of Ireland and her people, past and present. Observed with humour, sensitivity and insight, it is an engrossing account of encounters and experiences - astonishingly diverse - by a seasoned travelwriter. Everything from Dervla Murphy to the Mary Celeste. A journey packed with fact and anecdote that carries you along like the tide.
The Sleeping Warrior
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This is a poetry book by Stephen A. Murphy it's inspired by the Northwest coast of Ireland as well as his travels away from home. This first collection is a journey into the mythology of the Irish past, insights into its troubled present, and reflections on life, a mix of an Ireland beyond the romantics of postcards and a philosophy heavily inspired by Oriental thought.