Poet Madman Scoundrel: 189 Unusual Irish Lives by David Slattery

Poet Madman Scoundrel: 189 Unusual Irish Lives

byDavid Slattery

Kobo ebook | October 15, 2012

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Following on from the bestselling success of How to Be Irish, David Slattery has penned Poet, Madman, Scoundrel: 189 Unusual Irish Lives, another witty and insightful book about the Irish, this time looking at the famous, infamous and not-so-famous (but very interesting) characters in Irish history.

Taking history on his own terms, but with rigorous research, David brings together a collection of characters from across the centuries, including magicians, soldiers, sailors, scientists, writers, highwaymen, saints, actors, sportspeople and rebels.

Every character earns his/her place in this surprising and amusing book that gives a fresh take on classroom Irish history.

The result is a humorous and intriguing romp through the centuries

About the author

David Slattery has a doctorate in Social Anthropology and has taught in a number of universities. He is the author of How to Be Irish: Uncovering the Curiosities of Irish Behaviour and several articles.

Title:Poet Madman Scoundrel: 189 Unusual Irish LivesFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:October 15, 2012Publisher:Orpen PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1871305969

ISBN - 13:9781871305968