THE SILENT PEOPLE by Walter Macken

THE SILENT PEOPLE

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A warm, gentle story of Ireland portrays the hard years of the great potato blight and famine in the 1840s. It tells of a young man's struggles to outwit a rich landlord, survive famine, and wage a continual battle against hardship and defeat. A vivid picture of many striking personalities working in unison for a way of life under the most trying conditions. Poetic, but not sentimental, this is an engrossing and extremely well written saga with special appeal to young fans of O'Casey and Behan, so popular in the theatre today.

Pub Date: Nov. 5th, 1962
Publisher: Macmillan