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Ireland

Ireland( )
Author: Delaney, Frank
ISBN:978-0-06-056348-6
Publication Date:Feb 2005
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $26.95
Book Description:

From a land famous for storytelling comes an "absolute masterpiece"* -- an epic novel of Ireland that captures the intimate, passionate texture of the Irish spirit.

One wintry evening in 1951, an itinerant storyteller -- a Seanchai, the very last practitioner of a fabled tradition extending back hundreds of years -- arrives unannounced at a house in the Irish countryside. In exchange for a bed and a warm meal, he invites his hosts and some of their neighbors to join him by...
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Book Details
Pages:576
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.125 x 9 x 1.69 Inches
Book Weight:2.08 Pounds
Author Biography
Delaney, Frank (Author)
Francis James Joseph Raphael Delaney was born in County Tipperary, Ireland on October 24, 1942. Before becoming a full-time writer, he was a radio and television reporter for BBC broadcasting. He wrote about two dozen fiction and nonfiction books during his lifetime including Ireland, Jim Hawkins and the Curse of Treasure Island, The Celts, A Walk to the Western Isles, and James Joyce's Odyssey: A Guide to the Dublin of Ulysses. He died following a stroke on February 21, 2017 at the age of 74.

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