Books tagged: irish history

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An Creideamh
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 299,850. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
This book seeks to illustrate the type of literature that shaped and influenced the Irish people's faith over the centuries. It is intended as a cornucopia of Catholic writing, a skirl around the kind of books and journals that graced Irish priest's libraries over the years. It chronologically presents contemporary or historical accounts from all 20 centuries, c.300,000 words over 90 chapters.
Shakespeare was Irish!
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 89,650. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
As more and more scholars come to realise that the accepted story of William Shakespeare is untenable, this book tries to unmask the covert Irish influence on his work and the remarkable career of William Nugent, the only Irish candidate ever put forward for Shakespeare. It includes the full text of many original documents on Irish history, from the Reformation to the 1641 Rebellion.
I Want to Show You: Poems
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Through poetry, Jane Gilgun tells the story of one woman’s life. Inspired by Carolyn Heilbrun’s Writing a Woman’s Life, Jane writes in imagistic, lyric, and narrative styles to convey the rhythms of a life fully lived that includes the wonder of erotic love, the intrigues of bodily changes, and the warmth and com-fort of everyday life.
Roisin Dubh - black rose poetry
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Roisin Dubh (pronounced rosheen dove) is a poetry chapbook of thirty-two poems about time spent in Ireland - the black rose - with also a few tributes to her writers of prose, poetry, and songs.
The Irish Assault
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,520. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
In 1671, Colonel Thomas Blood tried to steal England's Crown Jewels from the Tower of London. He was caught in the act. Since then, the Jewels have been carefully guarded and kept safe ..... until now. I challenge you, the reader, to think of a way to steal the Crown Jewels from this centuries old fortress, the Tower of London. Then read "The Irish Assault" to find out how to do it successfully.
The Irish Martyrs
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 20,050. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Ireland is an enchanted land, famous for its shamrocks and harps, leprechauns, shillelaghs, and green-eyed coleens, lightly sprinkled with freckles on skin as white as milk. It is called the Emerald Isle, and the national color is green; Ireland is lush green, almost tropical in certain areas. The Irish people are always pictured as being gay, musical, with the love of all things festive.
Edward’s Right Hand
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,290. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Many adventures lie in the path of Justin who is right hand man to King Edward I. Things get complicated when Justin secretly marries a Jewess at a time when King Edward is persecuting the Jews. There are many battles with the Scots and Welsh and much consternation when Edward forces Justin to marry a French harlot because he thinks that Justin is unmarried. Then things get interesting.
An Irishman’s Revenge
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,390. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This story is based on the dramatic changes in the lives of the people living in England under Norman rule. They went from free men to virtual slaves and serfs overnight. Skel, whose family had been sold into slavery from Ireland by the Romans, becomes a master stone mason and later is sent on Crusade to Jerusalem. All the while, he plots his revenge.
Brothers 4: King Richard Lion Heart and King John Lackland
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,430. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This thoroughly researched historical novel contrasts King Richard I, poet and warrior, and the political schemes of his brother King John, which led to Runnemede, Magna Carta, and eventually to civil war and loss of the crown jewels in the Wash. The kings are profiled through conversation, letters and journals by four Irish men - 2 warriors and 2 scholars - who served under both kings.
Rolf 'The Red' MacCanna
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,220. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The anguish suffered by a man who has lived with three different religions and many different gods powers this book. Rolf wants to be a Christian, but can’t shake the old Druid ways. The story plays out the feelings that many of our ancestors must have felt when the Vikings were knocking at their doors and the old Druid ways were being suppressed by the advance of Christianity.