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Challenge of the Clans (Finn MacCumhal #1)

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The legends of Ireland tell of a magnificent hero who strode out of an age of bloodshed and dark magic to become a leader of men. Now, the saga of this mighty warrior comes blazing to life in a spellbinding new adventure. Here is the tale of his birth, and his rise to glory . . .

The magestic magical saga of ancient Ireland's mightiest warrior.

An Irish legend soars to life
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Mass Market Paperback, 328 pages
Published February 1st 1986 by Spectra
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Edward Gold
May 13, 2008 Edward Gold rated it it was ok
Shelves: didn-t-finish
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great descriptions and a good story.

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I couldn't get into the book because I was comparing it to another book of an Irish legend. I read almost 3/4's of this book.

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Even though I couldn't finish this book, I believe that it is worth trying out because of the great descriptions. Just because it wasn't for me, doesn't mean that it isn't for you.
Michael
Apr 08, 2008 Michael rated it it was amazing
I had never read anything about Irish mythology until I read Challenge of the Clans. Kenneth Flint brought the characters to life. The life of Finn MacCumhal, like most Irish heroes, was filled with incredible victories and gigantic sorrows. This book made me go out and find all the books written by Kenneth Flint. I haven't read one of his books that I didn't like.
Anne O'Connor
Feb 09, 2015 Anne O'Connor rated it did not like it
I gave this a low rating as I've recently read three books on Finn MacCumhal and this one just wasn't up to par with those. All the same, it's probably fine for someone who's looking for a light read, who isn't Irish and has no real knowledge of Irish culture.
David
Feb 18, 2011 David rated it really liked it
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This book, is a retelling of the Irish Legend of Finn MacCumhal. I did not know this legend, but it reminds me of some of the Arthur Legends that I enjoy. I recommend it for fun light reading.
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Kenneth C. Flint, who has also written under the pseudonym Casey Flynn, is an American fantasy novelist. A resident of Omaha, Nebraska, Flint has now published 18 books, in both print and eBook format. A majority of his works are either based on Irish myths and legends, or else are original stories involving concepts, and sometimes characters, from Irish mythology. His best known works center ...more
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