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The story of a bog body, discovered in a peat bog in Ireland, is cleverly interwoven with the story of 18-year-old Fergus, who desperately wants to get away from the horrors of his... Read morePublished 8 months ago by tbrhodes
I am still absorbing this remarkable novel. Beautiful language, strong, complex characters and well drawn history layer to make an engaging, moving and deep read. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Tina Hoggatt
The book came in pristine condition. Siobhan Dowd certainly has a way with words and this book is by far the most telling in terms of Irish History.Published 13 months ago by aida
This book is amazing and such a good mystery. Definitely a book I would recommend for high school kids.Published 19 months ago by Ashley Tendick
We read this before going to Ireland on a trip and it added a lot of meaning to our visit. While in Dublin we made a point of seeing the Bog People exhibit at the Natural History... Read morePublished on November 10, 2013 by AlkiFamily
My wife enjoyed this book so much that she recommended it to several other people. Now her best friend agrees with her and her cousin in Ireland supports her allegation that this... Read morePublished on June 7, 2013 by Gorilla Boy
A wonderful, well written, captivating story. I came across this book in my research regarding a planned trip to Ireland this summer. I purchased it for my 15 year old son. Read morePublished on May 24, 2013 by Michael R. Walsh
This book really gets you thinking. Not only about Mel, the bog child, but about the hard times as well. Read morePublished on January 15, 2013 by Beauty307