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Harper Perennial
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5.1 X 7.9 X 1.1 inches | 0.9 pounds

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About the Author

Frank Delaney was born in Tipperary, Ireland. A career in broadcasting earned him fame across the United Kingdom. A judge for the Booker Prize, several of his nonfiction books were bestsellers in the UK, and he writes frequently for American and British publications. He now lives with his wife, Diane Meier, in New York and Connecticut. Ireland is his first novel to be published in the United States.


"If you're a lover of Irish myths and history, there are rich pickings here."--The Guardian
"Extraordinary ... Delaney is such a fabulous storyteller that the 560 pages fly by."--Connecticut Post
"A sprawling, riveting read ... the stories utterly captivate this rich and satisfying book."--Publishers Weekly
"Delaney has written an epic novel on the history of Ireland....He's a born storyteller."--Hartford Courant
"Delaney gracefully collects essential myths--and invents a few, too--in his heartfelt ode to the oral tradition."--Entertainment Weekly
"An epic novel of history and storytelling."--U.S. News & World Report
"Dramatic, adventurous, heroic, romantic, slyly comic ... imaginatively [tells] the history of Ireland."--Philadelphia Inquirer
"Highly recommended ... fans of Edward Rutherford's historical sagas will love it."--Library Journal (Starred Review)
"A vivid rendering of Irish history.. reminiscent of the best of James Michener in scope and sheer crowd-pleasing potential."--Kirkus Reviews
"Miraculous ... As befits its title, IRELAND touches the heart and moves the soul."--Richmond Times-Dispatch
"In the end, IRELAND is, as the Irish themselves are fond of saying about everything from cabbage to castles, brilliant."--San Antonio Express-News
"An absolute masterpiece. With this extraordinary novel Frank Delaney joins the ranks of the greatest of Irish writers."--Jack Higgins, New York Times bestselling author of Edge of Danger
"History, legend, memory and myth come seamlessly together in Frank Delaney's wonderfully engaging new novel, Ireland."--Washington Post
"A remarkable achievement....Frank Delaney has written a beautiful book."--Edward Rutherfurd, New York Times bestselling author of LONDON and THE PRINCES OF IRELAND