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A Terrible Beauty

A Terrible Beauty The penal colony in Western Australia is escape proof but that is about to change Sentenced to seven years transportation Mary Claire O Dwyer is determined to free the Fenian rebels She will find all

  • Title: A Terrible Beauty
  • Author: Katie Hanrahan
  • ISBN: 9780615402260
  • Page: 362
  • Format: Paperback
  • The penal colony in Western Australia is escape proof but that is about to change Sentenced to seven years transportation, Mary Claire O Dwyer is determined to free the Fenian rebels She will find allies in unexpected places, where a Royal Marine s scarlet coat can be another deception On the voyage to Western Australia, she is pressured by Simon Plowman to work for hThe penal colony in Western Australia is escape proof but that is about to change Sentenced to seven years transportation, Mary Claire O Dwyer is determined to free the Fenian rebels She will find allies in unexpected places, where a Royal Marine s scarlet coat can be another deception On the voyage to Western Australia, she is pressured by Simon Plowman to work for him as a covert spy, but the man who crushed the Fenian uprising in 1867 will inadvertently train her in the art of espionage and deception She wastes no time in organizing a jail break In the U.K Simon is seen to undermine every important Irish movement Whether he is manipulating Charles Stuart Parnell or blackmailing Lord Salisbury, he appears to be an agent for the Crown, and when he casts his lot with Edward Carson s Ulster Volunteers, his loyalty goes unquestioned At the same time, his daughter develops into a radical revolutionary, sneaking around behind her father s back to support the workers during the Dublin Lockout of 1913 and expanding into gun running for the Citizen Army Aware that her mother left a record of her time in Fremantle, Eireann never stops searching, while her father never stops holding her at arm s length What she perceives as political differences or lack of love is far removed from Simon s real motives Only when she believes that she may soon face her father across battle lines will Simon introduce her to her parents, and demonstrate just how deceiving appearances can be.

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    1 thought on “A Terrible Beauty

    1. Good book! Really puts you in the heart of a peoples' struggle for freedom! It also lets you understand the search of a little girl who just wants to know who her mother was!

    2. CaptivatingWhen I started reading this book I had no idea that it would end at the GPO in Dublin 1916. This revelation made it more interesting. It helped me to understand in a meaningful way the motivations of the participants. Good read.

    3. I liked this bookr the most part. I have a few negative and a few positive things that I can say about it, and I will try my best to do so without spoilers.Negative:1 - HUGE gaps of time are missing from the storyline. I was baffled when, in one chapter Eireann is 18 (or close to 18, if memory serves me correctly) and the next chapter she's in her 40s. I would like to know more about her and how she was molded into the woman that she became.2 - The second half of the book read more like a textbo [...]

    4. "The penal colony in Western Australia is escape-proof---but that is about to change. Sentenced to seven years transportation, Mary Claire O'Dwyer is determined to free the Fenian rebels. She will find allies in unexpected places, where a Royal Marine's scarlet coat can be another deception"What a maginficent sweeping epic- this is so much more than Historical Fiction, Katie Hanrahan has used her immense writting skills to creat an EXPERIENCE! One the read becomes emotionally involved in- the ch [...]

    5. Convict transportation, a prison break, a revolutionese events are linked in this novel, which follows one Irish family through a tumultuous time.

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