The Irishman's Daughter

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
    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 Briana Walsh, the daughter of the land agent, grew up among the beauty of Carrowteige, County Mayo Her only wish is to marry the handsome Rory Caulfield and start their life together but when the famine hits their small village she is faced with watching as the Irish people fight to stay alive when they are turned out of their homes by the callous English landowners. 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 small farms that surround the centuries old Lear House

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  • V.S. Alexander

    V.S Alexander is an ardent student of history with a strong interest in music and the visual arts Some of V.S s writing influences include Shirley Jackson, Oscar Wilde, Daphne du Maurier, or any work by the exquisite Bront sisters V.S lives in Florida and is at work on a third historical novel for Kensington.

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  • 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 [...]


  • 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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