The Graves Are Walking: The Great Famine and the Saga of the Irish People by John Kelly
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
This was an excellent, detailed account of the tragic politics in recently Anglicized Ireland and it gave the first even-handed description of the perfect storm of circumstances that led to one out of every three Irish dying of starvation. However, the author was non-linear in his approach. For those of us with a tenuous grasp on the 17th through 19th century history of the Isles .... following him was arduous, at best.
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