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  1. Serf Serf says:

    Tipperary Epub ✓ Hardcover tipperary mobile, TipperaryTipperary EpubThis wasof a 3.5 star for me I really enjoyed the historical aspect of this novel, reading about England s rule in Ireland at the time and the fight to give back rule to the Irish I also enjoyed the story of the restoration of Tipperary castle and his descriptions of it were superb It was largely unbelievable that a person who wasn t well connected or wealthy could meet with every pers


  2. Kelsey Kelsey says:

    Tipperary Epub ✓ Hardcover tipperary mobile, TipperaryTipperary EpubTipperary reads like a textbook with a human interest story thrown in for good measure This makes sense when you find out that the author is a retired BBC broadcaster If yo


  3. Jim Jim says:

    Tipperary Epub ✓ Hardcover tipperary mobile, TipperaryTipperary EpubAn author s second novel seldom lives up to the first Mr Delaney, though, has served up another gem In the author s note to his first novel, Ireland, Mr Delaney points out Beneath all the histories of Irelandthere has always been another, less obvious, reporter speaking the oral tradition, Ireland s vernacular narrative, telling the country s tale to her people in stories handed down since God was a boy Wikipedia lists ten castles in County Tipperary, but Tipperary Castle is either An author s second novel seldom lives up to the first Mr Delaney, though, has served up another gem In the author s note to his first novel, Ireland, Mr Delaney points out Beneath all the histories of Irelandthere has always been another, less obvious, reporter speaking the oral tradition, Ireland s vernacular narrative, telling the country s tale to her people in stories handed down since God was a boy Wikipedia lists ten castles in County Tipper


  4. Terry Terry says:

    Tipperary Epub ✓ Hardcover tipperary mobile, TipperaryTipperary EpubI usually devour books but for some reason this took me almost a month to read I just didn t feel as engaged in the book so I let days pass without reading it I loved Delaney s previous book, Ireland My favorite part of Ireland was Delaney s love of storytelling, Irish culture, and Irish history shone through his beautifully written book.Tipperary shows his love of Irish culture history as well, but the storytelling piece suffered a bit He also recycled almost all of the elements


  5. Lorna Lorna says:

    Tipperary Epub ✓ Hardcover tipperary mobile, TipperaryTipperary EpubThis was a book of the history of Ireland as it struggled to become a nation from the mid eighteenth century through World War I that was told in this captivating novel beginning with a trunk being discovered by a history professor intrigued by its contents including the written history of a Charles O Brien But as O Brien cautions the reader,Be careful about me Be careful about my country and my people and how we tell our historyAnd so begins the story that I found hard to put down It wa This was a book of the history of Ireland as it struggled to become a nation from the mid eighteenth century through World War I that was told in this captivating novel beginning with a trunk being discovered by a histo


  6. Teri Pre Teri Pre says:

    Tipperary Epub ✓ Hardcover tipperary mobile, TipperaryTipperary EpubMade it through 75% and calling it done Forrest Gump Meet Ireland Pfffft


  7. Fanona Fanona says:

    Tipperary Epub ✓ Hardcover tipperary mobile, TipperaryTipperary EpubIts good tho too long bounces all over the place In the audio version its difficult to know who is speaking both due to the reader not having distinctive character voices that author gives no time, place or character change references Its good tho too long bounces all over the place In the audio version its difficult to know who is speaking both due to the reader not having distinctive character voices that author gives no time, place or character change references


  8. Benjamin Benjamin says:

    Tipperary Epub ✓ Hardcover tipperary mobile, TipperaryTipperary EpubI was surprised at how much I enjoyed learning about Irish history through the plot of this novel In the end, while the beginning started a little slow, I thoroughly enjoyed Tipperary


  9. Corinne Edwards Corinne Edwards says:

    Tipperary Epub ✓ Hardcover tipperary mobile, TipperaryTipperary EpubWhen Charles O Brien sits down to write a history of his life, he starts at his first memory and then moves forward Throughout his life, Charles true home was in County Tipperary, in Ireland It s where he finds a passion for the land and its people, it s where he comes home to after traveling around the country as a healer It s also the place where an Anglo Irish castle lies dilapidated and abandoned For Charles, all of this is also wrapped up in his devotion to one woman and throughout his When Charles O Brien sits down to write a history of his life, he starts at his first memory and then moves forward Throughout his life, Charles true home was in County Tipperary, in Ireland It s where he finds a passion fo


  10. Brendan Lyons Brendan Lyons says:

    Tipperary Epub ✓ Hardcover tipperary mobile, TipperaryTipperary EpubFrank Delaney is a shanachie, following on in the tradition of the old storytellers of Ireland This would seem to be the art he employs, but behind the apparent simplicity and anecdotal na


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Tipperary Tipperary Epub ✓ Hardcover tipperary mobile, TipperaryTipperary EpubMy wooing began in passion, was defined by violence and circumscribed by land all these elements molded my soul So writes Charles O Brien, the unforgettable hero of bestselling author Frank Delaney s extraordinary new novel a sweeping epic of obsession, profound devotion, and compelling history involving a turbulent era that would shape modern Ireland Born into a respected Irish Anglo family in , Charles loves his native land and its long suffering but irrepressible people As a healer, he travels the countryside dispensing traditional cures while soaking up stories and legends of bygone times and witnessing the painful, often violent birth of land reform measures destined to lead to Irish independenceAt the age of forty, summoned to Paris to treat his dying countryman the infamous Oscar Wilde Charles experiences the fateful moment of his life In a chance encounter with a beautiful and determined young Englishwoman, eighteen year old April Burke, he is instantly and passionately smitten but callously rejected Vowing to improve himself, Charles returns to Ireland, where he undertakes the preservation of the great and abandoned estate of Tipperary, in whose shadow he has lived his whole life and which, he discovers, may belong to April and her father As Charles pursues his obsession, he writes the History of his own life and country While doing so, he meets the great figures of the day, including Charles Parnell, William Butler Yeats, and George Bernard Shaw And he also falls victim to less well known characters who prove far dangerous Tipperary also features a second historian a present day commentator, a retired and obscure history teacher who suddenly discovers that he has much at stake in the telling of Charles s storyIn this gloriously absorbing and utterly satisfying novel, a man s passion for the woman he loves is twinned with his country s emergence as a nation With storytelling as sweeping and dramatic as the land itself, myth, fact, and fiction are all woven together with the power of the great nineteenth century novelists Tipperary once again proves Frank Delaney s unrivaled mastery at bringing Irish history to life Praise for Frank Delaney s TIPPERARY T he narrative moves swiftly and surely A sort of Irish Gone With the Wind, marked by sly humor, historical awareness and plenty of staying power Kirkus Reviews A nother meticulously researched journey Delaney s careful scholarship and compelling storytelling bring it uniquely alive Highly recommended Library Journal starred Sophisticated and creative Booklist Delaney s confident storytelling and quirky characterizations enrich a fascinating and complex period of Irish history Publishers Weekly Read just a few sentences of Frank Delaney s writing and you ll see why National Public Radio called him the world s most eloquent manKirkus Reviews, Big Book GuideFrom the Hardcover edition.

  • Hardcover
  • 448
  • Tipperary
  • Frank Delaney
  • English
  • 06 April 2019
  • 1400065232

About the Author: Frank Delaney

Tipperary Epub ✓ Hardcover tipperary mobile, TipperaryTipperary EpubFrank Delaney was an author, a broadcaster on both television and radio, journalist, screenwriter, playwright, lecturer, and a judge of many literary prizes Delaney interviewedthan , of the world s most important writers NPR called him The Most Eloquent Man in the World Delaney was born and raised in County Tipperary, Ireland, spentthan twenty five years in England before moving to the United States in He lived in Litchfield County, Connecticut, with his wife, writer and marketer, Diane Meier.