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Over Nine Waves

Marie Heaney

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£12.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571175185
Date Published
22.05.1995
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Summary

‘These legends are the action-packed stories – of ancient heroes, huge battles, attempted invasions, prophecies and spells, clashes between the underworld and the real world, abductions, love affairs and feasts – which have fascinated the Irish mind for more than 2,000 years . . . Most of them have an extraordinary, stark narrative sweep, with a marvellous sense of detail . . . Heaney writes directly and fluently . . . with great tact and skill.’ Sunday Times

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Marie Heaney was born in County Tyrone and began her teaching career in schools in Northern Ireland. She and her family moved to Dublin in 1972 where she still lives. As well as Over Nine Waves, she has also written The Names Upon the Harp, a book of Irish legends for children, illustrated by PJ Lynch (Faber, 2000). As an editor for…

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