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This is a very interesting book-- even if you're not interested in Irish History (or even History period!)
Thomas Cahill's "How the Irish Saved Civilization..." is the kind of written history that was born in the oral tradition.
The title of the book for one thing is one of the things that make you want to instantly pick up the book.
Funny title-boring content after the first few pages-I was hoping for more meat for a story I'm writing, but not here I'm afraid.Published 14 hours ago by Vincent Walsh
Lots of good information that I was looking for. It fills in a lot of gaps from other books about the same time in history. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Phil Wheeler
A total bore. I kept reading hoping he would get to the point, but alas. Cahill equates civilization with western Christianity and fails to remotely convince the reader that the... Read morePublished 4 days ago by S. Mayer
After a visit to ireland this spring I was interested in this view of its history.
This will be short--I had read it before and thought finally there is something good to be said about the Irish---kidding of course. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Robert Haycraft