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The Hungry Road

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Description for The Hungry Road Paperback.
The No.1 bestselling novel of the Great Irish Famine from one of Ireland's most beloved writers Ireland's hopes for freedom are dashed with the arrival of a deadly potato blight that strikes terror in the heart of its people. 1845. Seamstress Mary Sullivan's dreams of a better future are shattered as she looks out over their ruined crop. Refusing to give in to despair, she must use every ounce of courage and strength to protect her family as they fight to survive. Dr Dan Donovan is Medical Officer to the Skibbereen Union. The arrival of 'The Hunger' ... Read more

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Transworld Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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About Marita Conlon-Mckenna
Marita Conlon-McKenna is one of Ireland's favourite authors. Her books include the award-winning Under the Hawthorn Tree which is set during Ireland's great famine. Widely translated and published, it is now considered an Irish classic. Her other books include bestsellers The Magdalen and Rebel Sisters. She is a winner of the International Reading Association Award, USA and a former chairperson ... Read more

Reviews for The Hungry Road
Compelling … An accessible and essential book, which does great service to Irish history and charts the courage and steadfastness of the human spirit
Sunday Times
Heartbreaking and powerful
Powerful ... Conlon-McKenna has assembled an excellent cast of characters ... Myriad small, moving details help to illustrate the enormity of the tragedy
Irish Independent ... Read more

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