Compelling stuff

11 12 2005

Book front cover

Title:
The Star of the Sea
Author:
Joseph O'Connor
ISBN:
0099469626
Rating:
4 out of 5 stars

It is a surprisingly gripping read – excellent (if a bit unpleasant) descriptions of life for steerage passengers crossing the Atlantic and existence in Connemara during the famine – all bound up with some entertaining intrigue.

Buy it.

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