Author: David Almond
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444920952
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David Almond is also winner of the 2010 Hans Christian Andersen award. Powerful and moving - The Guardian This newly jacketed edition celebrates 15 years of this multi-award-winning novel.

Skellig Michael

Author: George Beatty
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781469118635
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But readers who probe deeper may find the novel more provocative and complex than they initially thought. And in the end they may decide—as the protagonists themselves do—that the rocky landscape of the novel is a metaphor for life.

The Popular Songs Of Ireland Collected And Ed With Intr And Notes By T C Croker

Author: Thomas Crofton Croker
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Among the remarkable particulars connected with local song, may be mentioned
the practice which exists in Cork of publishing, on Shrove Tuesday, a certain
species of song or ballad, called " Skellig Lists;" of which, in the course of a few
days, no less than 30,000 copies are printed and sold.* These lists contain a
rhyming catalogue of unmarried women and bachelors, whom the poetaster has
undertaken to pair together, as suitable companions for what is termed a
pilgrimage to the ...

The Forgotten Hermitage Of Skellig Michael

Author: Walter William Horn
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520064102
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This book is a dramatically told and visually stunning account of a ninth-century hermitage discovered on the South Peak of Skellig Michael, an island off the west coast of Ireland.

The Skellig Story

Author: Des Lavelle
ISBN: 9780862788827
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' George Bernard Shaw, after a visit to Skellig This is the story of two of the world's most stunning and unspoilt islands,Skellig Michael and Small Skellig, which lie off the coast of Kerry.Lavelle explores the extraordinary, isolated ...

Voices At The World S Edge

Author: Paddy Bushe
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
ISBN: 9781906614355
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For some 700 years after its foundation in the 6th century, the monastery on Skellig Michael off the Kerry coast was home to a vibrant monastic community.