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Saint Brigid's Bones: A Celtic Adventure Hardcover – October 15, 2014


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Pegasus (October 15, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1605986321
  • ISBN-13: 978-1605986326
  • Product Dimensions: 0.6 x 0.1 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 11.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #686,324 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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“A lively and lucid biography.” (The New York Times (on 'St. Patrick of Ireland'))

“Philip Freeman creates convincing characters who use realistic dialogue. All books about Celtic Heritage should be this readable. I hope to hear more of Deidre in the future.” (The Irish American News)

“The pacing and suspense were very well stylized, and I was happy to see that Philip Freeman plans on publishing a second novel featuring the lively Sister Deirdre.” (Historical Novel Society)

“Freeman's (St. Patrick of Ireland) first novel has a strong atmosphere, absorbing, well-drawn characters, and a compelling plot. Fans of Tremayne's "Sister Fidelma" series will want to give this a try. It may also be of interest to those who like series set in Roman and pre-Roman Britain, such as those by Kelli Stanley or Ruth Downie.” (Library Journal (starred review and "Debut of the Month"))

About the Author

Philip Freeman received his Ph.D. in Classics and Celtic Studies at Harvard University and holds the Qualley Chair of Classical Languages at Luther College. He is the author of thirteen books, including St. Patrick of Ireland, Julius Caesar, Alexander the Great, and Oh My Gods: A Modern Retelling of Greek and Roman Myths. He is currently working on a book about the life of Sappho, the first woman poet. Philip lives in Decorah, Iowa.

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Philip Freeman is the Orlando W. Qualley Chair of Classical Languages at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. He earned his Ph.D. from Harvard University in Classical Philology and Celtic Languages and Literatures. He has taught at Boston University and Washington University in St. Louis and lectured at the Smithsonian Institution. His books have been reviewed in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and other national publications.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Mike Collins on October 26, 2014
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Good story line. Easy read. Not too deep. Good for a cloudy day read. Interesting history of that era and country.
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“Saint Brigid’s Bones” is a fascinating and well-written novel. While there may not be any sword fights or epic battles in Freeman’s Celtic tale of long ago, the book definitely holds plenty of intrigue and mystery. The book is reminiscent of a time and place described in Bernard Cornwell’s novels; however, “Saint Brigid” provides a much different take on this period in time.
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