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Trinity (original 1976; edition 2006)

by Leon Uris

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Title:Trinity
Authors:Leon Uris
Info:Avon (2006), Mass Market Paperback, 894 pages
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Trinity by Leon Uris (1976)

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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 rule of the British and Britain's never ending schemes to keep the Irish poor, hungry and so desperate that Irish countrymen and women had no other choice but to flee to other countries, never to return to their beloved Ireland again. If you love Ireland, you will love Trinity.

There is also a sequel to Trinity. REDEMPTION. ( )
  MaryEvelynLS | Jun 1, 2014 |
Insightful understanding to the conflicts in Ireland. ( )
  joanarleneross | Nov 28, 2013 |
My blog post about this book is at this link. ( )
  SuziQoregon | Mar 31, 2013 |
Happy Saint Patrick's Day, ladies and gentlemen. As you are aware, anybody with greater than 1/32nd Irish descent in the United States is able to participate in today's festivities, which includes pretty much everybody here. So have at it.

Partly due to the upcoming festivities, and partly because I had a long plane trip, I breezed through this. It makes for a fair airplane read, but not much else. I did enjoy the snippets of historical background and news clippings scattered near the end, but it really isn't too complex. Good versus evil, good gives a hard fight, good still loses, but they still Learn a Lesson. Lots of caricatured personalities and dry writing. But it serves.

Ah well. ( )
  HadriantheBlind | Mar 30, 2013 |
found in historical fiction guide at LPL
  keithhamblen | Mar 15, 2013 |
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Dit boek is opgedragen aan mijn vrouw Jill, die evenzeer bij deze bladzijden betrokken is als het Ierse volk.
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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.

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Recounts the interrelationships, clashes, and concerns of the Irish-Catholic Larkins of Donegal, the aristocratic and British Hubbles, and the Scottish-Presbyterian MacLeods of Belfast from Ireland's 1840s famine to the 1916 Easter Rising.

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