By (author) Edward Rutherfurd
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Ireland by Edward Rutherfurd
Book DescriptionFollowing the critically acclaimed success of "Dublin", this riveting sequel takes the story of Ireland from the seventeenth century onwards, picking up at the Reformation, and with it, the devastating arrival of Oliver Cromwell. Cromwell heralds the inauguration of two hundred years of Protestant dominance, throughout which many of the Irish people were impoverished and dispossessed. Dublin is made a Protestant capital, and Catholics become an underclass. Set against the dramatic backdrop of Irish political history, this powerful saga is brought to its conclusion. Journeying through the centuries right the way up to the twentieth century's Easter Rising and Independence, passing through turbulent milestones such as "The Year of the French", the "Famine" and "The Home Rule Movement of Parnell" along the way.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780099476559
(178mm x 110mm x 39mm)
Imprint: Arrow Books Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Edward Rutherfurd
Sarum, Hardback (February 2016)
A masterpiece that is breathtaking in its scope, SARUM is an epic novel that traces the entire turbulent course of English history. This rich tapestry is woven from a compelling saga of five families who preserve their unique identities over the centuries. This book goes on to offer a fascinating glimpse into the future.
Rusia, Paperback / softback (February 2016)
Spanning 1800 years of Russia's history, people, politics, and culture, Edward Rurtherford tells a grand saga as multifaceted as Russia itself. Here is the story of a great civilization made human, played out through the lives of four families who are divided by ethnicity but united in shaping the destiny of their land.
New York: The Novel, Paperback / softback (September 2010)» View all books by Edward Rutherfurd
A bestselling master of historical sagas ("London: The Novel") returns with the epic fictional journey of six New York families from the city's founding to the present day.
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Author Biography - Edward Rutherfurd
Edward Rutherfurd was born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, and educated at Cambridge University and Stanford University in California. His first book, Sarum was based on the history of Salisbury. London, Russka and The Forest, all draw on finely researched details of social history. Edward Rutherford previously lived in London and New York City but has had a home in Dublin for more than twelve years. He has two children.
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