From the acclaimed author who enthralled the world with Exodus, Battle Cry, QB VII, Topaz, and other beloved classics of twentieth-century fiction comes a sweeping and powerful epic adventure that captures the "terrible beauty" of Ireland during its long and bloody struggle for freedom. It is the... show more
From the acclaimed author who enthralled the world with Exodus, Battle Cry, QB VII, Topaz, and other beloved classics of twentieth-century fiction comes a sweeping and powerful epic adventure that captures the "terrible beauty" of Ireland during its long and bloody struggle for freedom. It is the electrifying story of an idealistic young Catholic rebel and the valiant and beautiful Protestant girl who defied her heritage to join his cause. It is a tale of love and danger, of triumph at an unthinkable cost -- a magnificent portrait of a people divided by class, faith, and prejudice -- an unforgettable saga of the fires that devastated a majestic land . . . and the unquenchable flames that burn in the human heart.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: July 25th 2006
Pages no: 894
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Irish Literature
bookshelves: e-book, autumn-2014, religion, roman-catholic, protestant, politics, christian, britain-ireland, colonial-overlords, donegal, epic-proportions, spring-2015, historical-fiction, published-1976, skoolzy-stuff Recommended to ☯Bettie☯ by: Irish Lives in War and Revolution Trinity College...
Excellent historical fiction about Ireland's struggles with England and the fight to declare it's independence. Trinity is based on actual events and takes the reader on a journey throughout Ireland and tells the heartbreaking history of a country that longed to remove itself from the tyrannical rul...
STILL NO SPOILERS!Done. Not one of my favorite books. I think lots of other people might like it. The history clearly chronicled in ythe last 100 pages was a plus. For me the characters had no depth. What you get is a story of Ireland's history through the 1800s and up to the beginning of the Great ...
I read this way back in high school. This is another one of those where I was surprised at a young age by how much I liked a book that was "hard to read." (For a youngster.) I've started some of Uris's other books and haven't liked any of them enough to continue.