Famous Irish Lives

Author: Martin Wallace

ISBN-10: 0862812755

ISBN-13: 978 0 86281 275 1

196 x 92mm / 72 pp / Paperback

£ 3.99



Famous Irish Lives

Saints and scholars, warriors and revolutionaries, writers and wits, statesmen and eccentrics... they are all here in this entertaining collection of Irish profiles. From Saint Patrick to Samuel Beckett, they make up a lively journey through Irish history. There are suggestions for places to visit, for things to see, and for further reading, as well as a helpful list of important dates.

Who said, "Half the lies our opponents tell about us are untrue"? Who went to Jerusalem for a wager? Who said, "Here goes in the name of the Lord'? Who was "the finest talker in Europe"? Who "expected every poet to have a spare wife"?

Read and discover!

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