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Blasket Spirit: Stories from the Islands

4.67 of 5 stars 4.67  ·  rating details  ·  9 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Seeking solitude after personal crisis, Anita Fennelly spent a summer alone on the Great Blasket Island. This is her story, written by candelight, of personal healing and recovery interwoven with the island stories, its people, places and wildlife. Anita weaves a tapestry of tales: ghost stories told by the fireside, stories of love and betrayal, stories celebrating womanh...more
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Published March 2010 by The Collins Press (first published June 28th 2009)
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Jen
I had the pleasure of meeting the author and her young daughter on a trip to Ireland earlier this year. Very modestly, after a period of conversation about the Blasket Islands, she told me she'd published a book of her stories. When I got home, imagine my surprise when I Googled her name and discovered she'd done several interviews about this book and had received some glowing reviews.

If you've ever been to the Dingle Peninsula in Ireland—or if you've only considered it—you must read this book....more
Kirstin
This was written by one of my teachers so my review may be biased! I personally loved the book and it was something I wouldn't normally read, some very interesting things happen in the book but I wont spoil it! I loved the fact that pictures were included throughout the book and also an index for unusual irish words at the back. Great book I would highly recommend it and as it is only 215 pages its a nice summer read.
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