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The Irishman's Daughter

The Irishman's Daughter By V.S. Alexander The Irishman s Daughter From the acclaimed author of The Magdalen Girls and The Taster comes a powerful unforgettable novel of strength and resilience set against the backdrop of the Irish famine

  • Title: The Irishman's Daughter
  • Author: V.S. Alexander
  • ISBN: 1496712293
  • Page: 357
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Irishman's Daughter By V.S. Alexander From the acclaimed author of The Magdalen Girls and The Taster comes a powerful, unforgettable novel of strength and resilience, set against the backdrop of the Irish famine. Ireland, 1845. To Briana Walsh, no place on earth is beautiful than Carrowteige, County Mayo, with its sloping fields and rocky cliffs perched above the wild Atlantic The small farms that surroun From the acclaimed author of The Magdalen Girls and The Taster comes a powerful, unforgettable novel of strength and resilience, set against the backdrop of the Irish famine. Ireland, 1845. To Briana Walsh, no place on earth is beautiful than Carrowteige, County Mayo, with its sloping fields and rocky cliffs perched above the wild Atlantic The small farms that surround the centuries old Lear House are managed by her father, agent to the wealthy, reckless Sir Thomas Blakely Tenant farmers sell the oats and rye they grow to pay rent to Sir Thomas, surviving on the potatoes that flourish in the remaining scraps of land But when the potato crop falls prey to a devastating blight, families Briana has known all her life are left with no food, no resources, and no mercy from the English landowner, who seems indifferent to everything except profit.Rory Caulfield, the hard working young farmer Briana hopes to marry, shares the locals despair and their anger There s talk of violent reprisals against the callous gentry and their agents Briana s studious older sister, Lucinda, dreams of a future far beyond Mayo But even as hunger and disease settle over the country, killing and displacing millions, Briana knows she must find a way to guide her family through one of Ireland s darkest hours toward hope, love, and a new beginning Get A Copy Kindle Store Onl
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    The Irishman s Daughter Alexander, V.S The Irishman s Daughter Alexander, V.S Books Flip to back Flip to front Listen Playing Paused You re listening to a sample of The Irishman s Daughter by V.S Alexander Her protagonist, Briana, is indeed the Irishman s Daughter of the title She has a genuine love for her country, Ireland, and Alexander spares no words in her many descriptions of the raw beauty of the rugged surroundings Since Briana s father. The Irishman s Daughter by V.S Alexander, Paperback Feb , Briana Walsh is satisfied with her life as the daughter of an impoverished but happy estate agent in Carrowteige, County Mayo, Ireland, even if her governess sister Lucinda whose employer owns the estate isn t. The Irishman s Daughter on Apple Books Feb , From the acclaimed author of The Magdalen Girls and The Taster comes a powerful, unforgettable novel of strength and resilience, set against the backdrop of the Irish famine Ireland, To Briana Walsh, no place on earth is beautiful than Carrowteige, County Mayo, with its sloping fields and rocky cliffs perched above the wild Atlantic. The Irishman s Daughter Kindle edition by Alexander, V.S Briana is only when she and her father, who is the caretaker and agent of Lear House, a large estate in County Mayo with dozens of tenant farmers that is owned by a malevolent and thoughtless Englishman, realize that something horrific has happened to the potato crop. The Irishman s Daughter Historical Novel Society The Irishman s Daughter Written by V S Alexander Review by Janice Ottersberg Closest to Briana s heart is the wild sea and land of County Mayo, Ireland Her father, Brian Walsh, is the land agent for landlord Sir Thomas Blakeley and Lear House She has also fallen in love with Rory Caulfield, a poor tenant farmer, who is not the man her father wants for her.

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    1. Holly B on said:

      I enjoyed the setting of Ireland in 1845 on a family farm during a devastating famine The tenant farmers were dealing with a plague on their potato crops The potatoes were moldy, black and rotten The farmers had a struggle coming and they weren t prepared for it.Brian manages the land and the tenant farmers for the wealthy Sir Thomas Blakely who is concerned only for his bottom line Brian s daughter Briana, struggles to help all the families that are suffering due to the failing crops She I enjo [...]

    2. Sue on said:

      The Irishman s Daughter is one of those rare books that make me wish I could give it than 5 stars It is a beautiful, well written, fantastically researched historical fiction novel about a rarely discussed time in Irish history the Famine of the mid 1800s I have read a lot about this time period because most of my maternal ancestors immigrated to America from Ireland during this time period Even though I have read a lot about it, this book gave me information about the Irish farme The Irishman s [...]

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