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Published: 25 September 2007

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780195168877

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The Irish Story

Telling Tales and Making It Up in Ireland

R. F. Foster

  • A trenchant look at the ways the Irish and others have told the "Story of Ireland," from W.B. Yeats to Frank McCourt
  • "Foster is a formidably funny and exciting writer, and it is a joy to watch as he charmingly herds each sacred cow to the slaughter." —Craig Brown, The Mail on Sunday

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