Down A Road All Rebels Run

Down A Road All Rebels Run

2.75 (4 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

List price: US$12.95

Currently unavailable

We can notify you when this item is back in stock

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

This title is set in South Wexford, 1920 with Jim Rowe, the newly appointed captain of a volunteer company, who are fighting the Black and Tans. The Tans are brutal and emotionless and their orders are to crush any notions of Irish independence among the local population. Jim is young, idealistic and committed. Boosted by small successes, he plans an ambitious mission: the ambush of the local Tan garrison as they return to base one evening. But a callous betrayal, from within the volunteer ranks, leads the Tans directly to him. Their reprisal is more vicious and more personal than he could ever have imagined. Ordinary people are faced with unimaginable events in this haunting story of struggle and survival, driven by idealism, love, and a lust for revenge.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 124 x 198 x 18mm | 158.76g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Black Swan
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 055277197X
  • 9780552771979
  • 2,080,179

Flap copy

Set in Wexford, Ireland in 1920, during the Irish struggle for independence: Jim Rowe is the newly appointed captain of a company of volunteers set up to combat the arrival of a battalion of Black and Tans under orders to quell any notions of independence among the local population. "From the Hardcover edition.show more

Review quote

Set during the Irish struggle for independence, this elegiac novel explores the impact of war on a tightly knit community.show more

About Mogue Doyle

Mogue Doyle is in his fifties and has always lived in Co Wexford, where this novel is set. He has been in the building trade all his life. He is the author of Dancing with Minnie the Twig and A Moth at the Glass.show more

Rating details

4 ratings
2.75 out of 5 stars
5 0% (0)
4 0% (0)
3 75% (3)
2 25% (1)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X