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Product details

  • Paperback: 272 pages
  • Publisher: The O'Brien Press (24 Mar 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 184717261X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1847172617
  • Product Dimensions: 13 x 1.9 x 19.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 256,865 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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an uncomplicated biography of the eminence grise of the Rising

(Sunday Business Post)

brilliantly sheds light on Clarke’s evolution from having spent 15 years in jail to signing his own death warrant

(Enniscorthy Echo)

Helen Litton’s well-researched account places this quiet, strong-willed man in the forefront where he belongs

(RTE Guide)

a fitting record of a single-minded patriot

(The Irish Catholic)

About the Author

Born in Dublin, Helen Litton is the editor of Kathleen Clarke’s memoir, Revolutionary Woman, and the author of 6 illustrated history books. She is married with two children. Edward Daly was Helen’s great uncle; she has also written his biography for the 16 Lives series.

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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Shep on 23 Jun 2014
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Well researched and very interesting read. Would thoroughly recommend it to anyone with an interest in this part of Irish history.
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Terrific background of an unsung hero of the Rising. Well written and authentic.
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