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Famine
Famine
Author: Liam O'Flaherty
ISBN-13: 9780879234348
ISBN-10: 0879234342
Publication Date: 9/1/1994
Pages: 458
Edition: Reprint
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Publisher: David R. Godine
Book Type: Paperback
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A true classic. This book portrays the suffering of the Irish people as they starve and the cruelty and insensitivity of the English as they allow the Irish to starve. I found both the strength and courage and the humiliation of one family and their neighbors to be incredibly moving.
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Ana excellent historical novel of the Great Potato Famine. The author's skill as a storyteller is at times breathtaking.