"Leon Uris is a storyteller, in a direct line from those men who sat around fires in the days before history and made the tribe more human." --The New York Times Book Review --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Extremely well developed characters.
In this book Uris' love for the Irish people comes to fruition as he chronicles the early days of the Irish rebellion against the English colonial occupation.
I find myself reading the last thirty pages or so over and over even now, two months after I first finished the book.
Perhaps the best book ever written regarding this time period in Irish history. Have lived in Ireland and studied Irish history, this book (while fictional) is as close to history... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Gibbs Family
Beautiful story. Loved the historical references and imagery of the troubles in Ireland.Published 14 days ago by Consumer
One of my all time favorite books. I am a big fan of the epic novel and with a few expceptions, Leon Uris doesn't dissappoint.Published 29 days ago by TY61
Amazingly well-researched book. Too verbose for those not familiar or specially interested in Irish history and political problems. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Alexandra Campbell
This is another book I read a long time ago & remember fondly, if not exactingly! I will keep the book forever & hope to read it again someday, but there are about 2,000 books on... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Joan M. Troxa