The Irish Famine

The Irish Famine

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The Great Irish Famine was a disaster hard to comprehend - two million people emigrated between 1846 and 1855. It seems strange that the famine barely appears in Irish poetry or literature. This book studies the way it was remembered and recorded.'show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 93 x 150 x 8mm | 91g
  • Profile Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Main
  • 1861971443
  • 9781861971449

About Colm Toibin

Colm Toibin is the author of four novels (The Blackwater Lightship was shortlisted for the Booker) and also a book about Catholic Europe.show more

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