I say this because the book is good and, in my mind, worth reading.
The story itself tells of the discovery of an ancient manuscript predating the Book of Kells by nearly a half century, and of how it came to be created -- and why.
Too little character development: I felt like a lot of the characters were kinda one dimensional, and stagnant.
This novel is a better book than The Map Thief or The Chrysalis. Those books seemed slick and superficial, distasteful to this reader. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Mary loves Murder
This was a book club reading. Not one of the best books I have read. Choices are made as a group, but I also read other books.Published 8 months ago by Patricia A. Ralston
I generally liked this quick read of a historical mystery. Alex, a modern historian, gets an unusual assignment from an Irish convent to research some of their most ancient relics,... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Cas
Great story though I am sure most of it is fiction. Would like to have had a summary of non-fiction factsPublished 20 months ago by sr rock girl
In fifth-century Ireland, Brigid is Ireland's first and only female priest and bishop.
This storyteller weaves a good yarn. Read more
Sounds like an interesting read.... I'd heard about the book on another website and came to this page intending to buy it for my Kindle. Read morePublished on July 17, 2011 by Reader 7
Heather Terrell manages to create a story that bounces back and forth between ancient history and present day in a way that doesn't lose the reader. And what a story it is. Read morePublished on February 2, 2011 by L. Mountford
Wish you could travel to Ireland at a moments notice? Interested in history, religion and culture? Brigid of Kildare fulfills all of those needs with a beautiful style that will... Read morePublished on January 12, 2011 by Joshua Wilcox