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Star of the Sea : farewell to Old Ireland

Author: Joseph O'Connor
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Winter 1847, the Star of the Sea sets sail from Ireland for New York. Among the refugees are a maidservant, bankrupt Lord Merridith, an aspiring novelist and a maker of revolutionary ballads. Each is connected more deeply than they know. But a killer is stalking the decks, hungry for vengeance.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph O'Connor
ISBN: 0099469626 9780099469629
OCLC Number: 54438603
Notes: Originally published: London: Secker & Warburg, 2002.
Description: xxi, 410 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Joseph O'Connor.

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In the bitter winter of 1847, from an Ireland torn by injustice and natural disaster, the Star of the Sea sets sail for New York. On board are hundreds of refugees. It is the story of tragedy, mercy,  Read more...

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"A page-turner of a masterpiece. Don't miss it" Daily Mail "Stunningly accomplished" Guardian "A triumph...A spectacular breakthrough...it raises the bar for contemporary Irish fiction" Sunday Times Read more...

 
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