Books by Walter Keady

THE AGITATOR by Walter Keady
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 29, 2012

"Serious-minded yet eminently readable historical fiction handily done."
Based on real events, this novel offers a sweeping view of politics in rural Ireland in the turbulent 1870s, focusing specifically on activist Michael Davitt and his role in the class struggle known as the Land War. Read full book review >
THE DOWRY by Walter Keady
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 20, 2007

"Charming Celtic comedy of manners."
Idealistic Irish priest anxious to repopulate his parish hatches a scheme to encourage local youths to get married rather than emigrate. Read full book review >
MARY MCGREEVY by Walter Keady
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"The heroine herself, for all her musical laughter and ankle-flashing, remains something of a cipher as well."
A freethinking woman turns a rural community in the west of Ireland on its head, in this quaint but unremarkable tale by Keady (Celibates and Other Lovers, not reviewed). Read full book review >