4 edition of Great Irish writing found in the catalog.
Great Irish writing
|Other titles||The Bell.|
|Statement||edited by Sean McMahon.|
|Contributions||McMahon, Seán, 1931-|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||187|
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First awarded inthe An Post Irish Book Awards showcase a diverse mix of exceptional writing from new and established writers across sixteen categories, with. The small island off the west coast of Great Britain may only be home to million people, however it has produced some of English literature’s greatest and timeless writers.
From well-thumbed classics to brand new contemporary works from writers to watch, the following list is a selection of nine books from Ireland’s very own literary canon which all thoroughly deserve a place on your Author: Bethany Stuart. In Children and the Great Hunger, edited by Christine Kinealy, Jason King and Gerard Moran, 12 scholars and two novelists explore this issue in connection to the Great Irish Famine of As Author: Christopher Cusack.
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