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Poet, Madman, Scoundrel free pdf 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 David Slattery

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.

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Author : David Slattery
Publisher : Orpen Press
Data Published : 15 October 2012
ISBN : 1871305705
EAN : 9781871305708
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 250 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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