The Year of the French: A Novelby Thomas Flanagan
Thomas Flanagan made an astonishing debut with this landmark novel of a
The year was 1798, when a band of determined, romantic Irishmen rose up in the County Mayo against their English rulers and were joined in their heroic dream by the troops of revolutionary France. The arrival of Kileummin Bay of the French was the signal for that war of liberation to begin.
Thomas Flanagan made an astonishing debut with this landmark novel of a legendary episode of Irish history. Eloquent and enriching, The Year of the French was named the most distinguished work of fiction in 1979 by the National Book Critics's circle.
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