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Published by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group in New York .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL24247068M
ISBN 109780385512572
OCLC/WorldCa649076667

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  Edward Rutherfurd's new novel, ''The Princes of Ireland: the Dublin Saga,'' is pages long, with hundreds of characters; it spans 1, years of Author: Mel Gussow. Rutherfurd (The Forest, , etc.) takes on Ireland in his latest historical doorstopper, covering (in this first of two volumes) roughly a thousand years—from the tribal period antedating Christianity to the Tudor conquest under Henry author goes back pretty far, starting near the end of the pagan period in a.d. Dierdre, the daughter of Fergus the Chieftain (and great Author: Edward Rutherfurd.   The stage is then set for the great conflict between the English kings and the princes of Ireland, and the disastrous Irish invasion of England, which incurred the wrath of Henry VIII and where this book, the first of the two part Dublin Saga, draws to a close, as the path of Irish history takes a dramatic and irrevocable turn/5(94). The Princes or Ireland focuses on Dublin and the area 'beyond the pale' over a span of 11 centuries beginning in C.E. He spins his yarns around the fascinating tales of the Druids, St. Patrick, the Book of Kells, Brian Boru, the Vikings, and the English.5/5(5).

  The reigning master of grand historical fiction returns with the stirring conclusion to his bestselling Dublin Saga. The Princes of Ireland, the first volume of Edward Rutherfurd's magisterial epic of Irish history, ended with the disastrous Irish revolt of /5(5). Find books like The Princes of Ireland (The Dublin Saga, #1) from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Princes of Ir. The Princes of Ireland, a sweeping panorama steeped in the tragedy and glory that is Ireland, epitomizes the power and richness of Rutherfurd's storytelling magic. The saga begins in pre-Christian Ireland with a clever refashioning of the legend of Cuchulainn, and culminates in the . About The Princes of Ireland. From the internationally bestselling author of London and Sarum — a magnificent epic about love and war, family life and political intrigue in Ireland over the course of seventeen centuries. Like the novels of James Michener, The Princes of Ireland brilliantly interweaves engrossing fiction and well-researched fact to capture the essence of a place.