books.ie

Skip to Main Content »

Currency
£ $
 
Shopping Cart (0 item)
My Cart

You have no items in your shopping cart.

You're currently on:

Dublin : A Traveller's Reader

Dublin : A Traveller's Reader

Thomas Pakenham, Valerie Pakenham

Availability: In stock

-
+
Gift wrap available
$15.41

The book also includes gossip and story-telling in the humorous sketches of many famous Dubliners.

'Unforgettable . . . no better compilers could have been found'

- History Today'Dublin's past comes dazzlingly alive'

- Publishing News'Erudite and practical simultaneously'

- Gemma Hussey, Irish IndependentDublin's turbulent history, its intensely literary and theatrical character of long literary lineage, its revolutionary ideals and heroes, and its ordinary life are all brought to life in this collection of letters, diaries and memoirs of travellers to the city and by Dubliners themselves.

The extracts, from medieval times onwards, include Red Hugh O'Donnell's escape from Dublin Castle, James Joyce's plans for a novel while staying at the Martello Tower, and the seizure of the GPO by Irish volunteers during the Easter Rising.

The book also includes gossip and story-telling in the humorous sketches of many famous Dubliners.

Additional Information

Author Thomas Pakenham, Valerie Pakenham
Publisher Little Brown
Publication date 25 Sep 2018
Format Paperback
ISBN/EAN 9781472141644

Product Tags

Use spaces to separate tags. Use single quotes (') for phrases.

You may also be interested in the following product(s)

Contact Us

Email: contactus@books.ie

Phone: +353 (45) 880806

Facebook  Twitter  Pintrest  Google +

Also check out our BLOG

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To opt-out of cookie use find out more here.
X