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Herfurd portrays the major events in Irish history the tribal culture of pagan Ireland; the mission of Saint Patrick; the coming of the Vikings; the making of treasures like the Book of Kells; and the tricks of Henry II which gave England its first foothold in medieval Ireland Through the i. Historical novels can be simply human dramas set in historical times or they can be human dramas woven into historical events to bring those events to life We can lear

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The Princes of Ireland

Brilliantly weaving impeccable historical research with stirring storytelling Edward Rutherfurd explores our shared Celtic roots in a magnificent epic of Ireland spanning eleven centuries While vividly conveying the passions and struggles that shaped particularly the character of Dublin Rut. From Edward Rutherfurd s website You have said in interviews in the past that you refuse to cheat on history What do you mean by thatA My fictional characters are

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Nterlocking stories of a memorable cast of characters–druids and chieftains monks and smugglers noblewomen and farmwives laborers and orphans rebels and cowards–Rutherfurd captures the essence of a place and its people in a thrilling story steeped in the tragedy and glory that are Irela. This is Historical Fiction I enjoyed that aspect of this book The info was well researched Ireland s history was a perfect clean slate for this saga Now the main probl


10 thoughts on “The Princes of Ireland

  1. says:

    From Edward Rutherfurd’s website You have said in interviews in the past that you refuse to cheat on history What do you mean by that?A My fictional characters are free to follow their personal destinies; but I never al

  2. says:

    Ok so I have to preface this review by admiting that I did my studies in Irish history so I'm bound to be a bit biased Ha

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    Edward Rutherford has proved with such novels as Russka Sarum London and The Forest that he is a great historical novelist in the mould of James MichenerIn this wseeping saga of Ireland we are taken from the eloping and flight of the striking Deirdre and her lover Conall in 430 to the destruction of Ireland's ancient monastic heirlooms during the Reformation in 1537Rutherford traces the fortunes and interactions of several Irish families

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    ”Long ago Long before Saint Patrick came Before the coming of the Celtic tribes Before the Gaelic language was spoken At the time of Irish gods who have not even left their names“So little can be said with certainly; yet facts can be established In and upon the earth evidence of their presence remains And as people have done since tales were told we may imagine“In those ancient times on a certain winter’s mornin

  5. says:

    Historical novels can be simply human dramas set in historical times or they can be human dramas woven into historical events to bring those events to life We can learn a great deal from the latter and I feel like I did with Edward Rutherfurd’s The Princes of Ireland As an American with 100 percent Irish ancestry McLa

  6. says:

    5 STARSThis was a wonderful fictional representation of early Irish history It begins in early pre Christian Celtic Ireland during the time of the fierce High Kings of Tara with their Druid gods to the mid 1500's and the time of Hen

  7. says:

    Let me just start off with saying that you need to be awake and alert when reading this book There are many times that the story is

  8. says:

    After posting a poll about whether I should finish the book I thought about the pros and ons of each side TThe advice I g

  9. says:

    This is Historical Fiction I enjoyed that aspect of this book The info was well researched Ireland's history was a perfect clean slate for this saga Now the main problem I have with sweeping sagas in general is that I tend to like some of the generations and its characters a little than other generations in th

  10. says:

    Atrocious saga that never allows the reader opportunity to connect with any of the characters before leaping another century to yet another boring epoue in which the truly adventurous exciting bits are merely dryl