Tag Archives: Ireland

Mistaken Identity

Carnegie’s Maid by Marie Benedict is a recently published historical fiction novel. It is a story about a young woman named Clara Kelly who immigrated from Ireland in the 1800’s and arrives in the U.S. during the Civil War. When … Continue reading

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Hard Knocks

Thirteen Ways of Looking is a new short story collection by Colum McCann. Oh how I love the way this author has of expressing his thoughts on life. The first story in the book it’s about a retired Jewish judge … Continue reading

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Words In My Head

Miss Emily is a fictional novel by Irish author Nuala O’Connor. Based on the life of Emily Dickinson, the story revolves around the relationship between Emily and a household maid named Ada who comes straight from Ireland to the Dickinson … Continue reading

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Clouds of Memory

Have you ever read a book you loved so much that it left you with a golden glow? TransAtlantic by Colum McCann is one of those books.  This is one I could not wait to read after reading McCann’s earlier … Continue reading

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