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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.
Cahill is a very, very good writer. He is clear, he is flavorful, and he gets his point across with extreme ease. It is a shame that his point is complete nonsense. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Henry Baust
A beautiful book about the development of western literature and the Irish contributions to it.Published 13 days ago by Electricwriter
A very interesting book. I don't know why he had to add vulgarity and obscenities. He obviously isn't lacking vocabulary. Read morePublished 24 days ago by C. Booth
This is a book that most people are not aware of that the Irish did. The Irish are the ones that saved Christianity from being wiped out (As in the manuscripts being saved) During... Read morePublished 25 days ago by Mr. Bubles
GREAT READ OF A PERIOH IN HISTORY THAT HAS BEEN OFTEN IGNORED. MANY COMPARISONS TO CURRENT EVENTS CAN BE DRAWN.Published 29 days ago by Thomas Devine
Quick, interesting read. Good insights into the state of civilization after the fall of the Roman empire.Published 1 month ago by dpro
My favorite history of the development and pre spiritual inclination of a wild people and their disposition to learning.Published 1 month ago by daniel j. connor