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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 3, 2012

    Great sweet story

    Just read it yourself. It is a wonderfully told sweet love story.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 14, 2012

    One of the best books ever!

    For those who know me, they know that I don't give away my top praises for just something merely good. I read Learning To Be Irish because I have some Irish heritage and the title intrigued me. I had no real expectations either good or bad. I have read hundreds of books, many that I loved, but I can say without hesitation that Learning To Be Irish was one of the best books I have ever read in my life.

    The story is about Daire Arlen (pronounced Dara), an Irish American, who inherits a house from her Grandfather Arlen in a town in Northern Ireland called Arlenhill. Obviously, her family had something to do with founding the town. When Daire arrives, she finds the ways of the people archaic and puzzles over the language barrier even though they seem to be speaking English some of the time, not to mention the awkward introduction to the young man who has been renting the house. It is the emotional struggle she gets involved with (and I won't say how) between this young man and her that glued me to the book.

    I am not a fan of romantic fiction. However, I can't really classify this book as a true Romance Novel because the relationships she builds in Arlenhill are very real, not based on some fantasy dream love, but very easily could have been real people.

    Edwards hits the nail on the head in her depiction of our fiery Irish moods and our sometimes prideful thoughts. This book was truly worth my time and I enjoyed it immensely. It cemented the realization in me that even though I am Irish and Cherokee and I have never been to Ireland, I must have already learned to be Irish myself. Once you read the book, you will understand what that means. Kitty Sutton - Author of Wheezer And The Painted Frog

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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