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This is the story of the defeats and triumphs of three Irish families. It is a powerful and stirring look at love and hate, both personal and political. Told through the simple lives of its people, this is an epic history of Ireland. From the famine of the 1840s to the 1916 Easter Rising, Trinity chronicles the terrible and beautiful drama of more than half a century. Leon Uris's skill is in capturing a subject seemingly too big to handle and distilling the very essence of that struggle into passionate prose. Years after his death, he remains one of the most popular storytellers of the twentieth century - this is one of his most celebrated more

Product details

  • Paperback | 896 pages
  • 127 x 197 x 39mm | 587g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552170755
  • 9780552170758
  • 366,075

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"Epic fiction . . . Excellent on the roots of the Troubles, and with great characters." * Peter Taylor, Guardian * "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." * New York Times Book Review * "A saga of Catholic and Protestant families set against the backdrop of historical events . . . A portrait of a country divided by class, faith and prejudice" * Irish Times * "Raw, tough, and unvarnished" * Kirkus Reviews *show more

About Leon Uris

Leon Uris was one of the most popular writers of the twentieth century and the author of several bestselling novels, including Mila 18, Armageddon, The Angry Hills, Exodus, Trinity, Battle Cry, Mitla Pass and Topaz. Exodus spent a year on the New York Times bestseller list, with 19 weeks at number one, and his books have sold over 150 million copies in 29 countries. He died at his Long Island home in more

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16,537 ratings
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4 36% (5,880)
3 16% (2,595)
2 3% (443)
1 1% (122)
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