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Parnell : a novel

Author: Brian Cregan
Publisher: Stroud : The History Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a dramatisation of the key events in the legend of Parnell, from entering Parliament as a nervous speaker, to becoming the 'uncrowned king of Ireland'. The struggles of the Land League are played out in cinematic fashion, and the courtroom scenes are powerful and utterly compelling. This book manages to be highly detailed in terms of historical accuracy, yet still retain the pace and momentum needed to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Historical fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cregan, Brian.
Parnell : A Novel.
Stroud : The History Press, ©2013
Named Person: Charles Stewart Parnell; Charles Stewart Parnell; Charles Stewart Parnell
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Cregan
ISBN: 9780752496962 0752496964
OCLC Number: 856868918
Description: 1 online resource (621 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Dedication; Contents; Prologue; Part One; One An Inauspicious Start; Two The Member for Meath; Three Joseph Biggar; Four A Seed is Sown; Five I Espy Strangers; Six A Parliamentary Observer; Seven A Change of Strategy; Eight A Declaration of War; Nine Obstruction; Ten Cat and Mouse; Eleven The Battle Rages; Twelve A Motion to Suspend; Thirteen A Fight to the Death; Fourteen A Visitor from the Lords; Fifteen A New Leader; Part Two; Sixteen Michael Davitt; Seventeen The Spectre of the Famine; Eighteen The Death of Isaac Butt; Nineteen Westport; Twenty An Eviction. Twenty-one The Uncrowned King of IrelandTwenty-two The Leadership; Twenty-three Internal Dissent; Twenty-four A Parliamentary Ambush; Twenty-five An Unexpected Visitor; Twenty-six The Speech at Ennis; Twenty-seven A Mystery; Twenty-eight The Boycott Affair; Twenty-nine Another Eviction; Part Three; Thirty The State Trials; Thirty-one The Guillotine; Thirty-two Paris; Thirty-three A Duel; Thirty-four Kilmainham Gaol; Thirty-five Prison Life; Thirty-six A Daughter; Thirty-seven The Kilmainham Treaty; Thirty-eight Murder in the Park; Thirty-nine A Sea of Troubles; Forty The Kingmaker. Forty-one The Galway MutinyForty-two The Home Rule Bill; Part Four; Forty-three The Times Intervenes; Forty-four Fuel to the Fire; Forty-five Chamberlain Unmasked; Forty-six The Parnell Commission Begins; Forty-seven Webster v. Rafferty; Forty-eight The Witnesses for the Prosecution; Forty-nine The Cross-Examination of Pigott; Fifty Pigott's Evidence Resumes; Fifty-one The Case Collapses; Part Five; Fifty-two O'Shea v. O'Shea and Parnell; Fifty-three The Trial; Fifty-four Hounds Unleashed; Fifty-five A Vote of Confidence; Fifty-six The Gladstone Letter. Fifty-seven A Manifesto to the Irish PeopleFifty-eight Committee Room 15; Fifty-nine The Battle Raging; Sixty The Split; Sixty-one Invictus; Epilogue; About the Author; Copyright.
Responsibility: Brian Cregan.

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From the Houses of Parliament to the blighted villages of the West of Ireland, from the courtrooms of the Royal Courts of Justice to the cells of Kilmainham Gaol, this is the story of how the  Read more...

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