Letters - May & James: A Private love in a Revolutionary Year-1916

Letters - May & James: A Private love in a Revolutionary Year-1916

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Overview

When she died after 50 years of widowhood, we found a hidden trove of more than 90 love letters carefully tied in ribbons; they had been written in 1916 as she and her fiancé approached their wedding day that June. Great historic changes were playing out in Ireland at the same time. Their world was being "changed utterly" but did they really understand it? Through their eyes we can see another side of Ireland in 1916 and follow their daily concerns and tender love as it grows.These letters are featured in RTÉ's major 1916 commemorative documentary "'16 Letters" to be shown Easter 2016.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781906834296
Publisher: Bardic Press
Publication date: 07/10/2012
Pages: 152
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Tessa Finn lives in Dublin, Ireland. She has worked in a winery, as a scientific researcher, chef, baker and in admin. An interest in family history brought her to collect family letters and make a book out of them. Sculpture is one of her most enduring passions.

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