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At first I was dismissive of Malachy McCourt's "History" of Ireland, assuming he was writing just to take advantage of his brother's fame (Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes),... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Rebecca L. Briley
Really great book. Really a collection of short biographies organized into time periods with introductory information for each period. Read morePublished 8 months ago by ARG
I was able to plod through a few chapters and then gave up. This book did not interest me at allPublished 8 months ago by Kathlyn Gay
I worked on this book. I wrote the blurb and compiled the reviews. It is my favorite project from my summer as an editorial slave, and McCourt's easily readable synthesis of... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Christin M. Mulligan
McCourt's book offers an introduction to Irish history from its mythological beginnings through the twentieth century. It is not particularly nuanced or insightful. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Student