Anita Brady

"Coetzee eyes"
Helpful votes received on reviews: 57% (12 of 21)
Location: Ireland


Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,795,410 - Total Helpful Votes: 12 of 21
Mad Dog: The Rise and Fall of Johnny Adair and 'C &hellip by David Lister
11 of 19 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars An interesting read, 24 Nov 2006
An interesting read about a truly despicable individual. Johnny Adair is to some a loyalist icon and to others just a sick man poisoned by the troubles and conveniently clung to the Irish Unionist cause to commit murder. In the end even the Loyalists ran him out of Belfast because he was more interested in lining his pockets than any notions of patriotism.

The difference between Republican icons like Bobby Sands and Adair is stark. Would Adair have starved himself to death for the freedom of his country or was he only 'loyal' to the Unionist Union Jack when his pockets were full with the spoils of his crimes? Even in a normal society the likes of Adair would have been drawn to… Read more
Hungry Land by Michael Mullen
Hungry Land by Michael Mullen
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A really good read, 30 Jun 2006
I enjoyed this book enormously. It's written in a very old style way which is easy to read yet keeps you turning the pages. The details in the book about the 1840s in Ireland are excellent. I believe this author will get more recognition the more his work is read if this book is anything to go by.

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