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The Celts

3.53  ·  Rating Details  ·  30 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Mass Market Paperback, 384 pages
Published February 1st 1988 by Dell
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Feb 14, 2015 SmokingMirror rated it did not like it
A historical novel which is also a retelling of the tale of Deirdre and Naoise, with characteristic '80s delineation of male/female relationships, showing men as brutes and women thereby finding their feminist consciousness (would only...but I don't think it happened that way.) The sex act is nearly the only means used to explore the facets of late Celtic society in Ireland. There are many roots--big roots--and many caves--narrow caves.

Kel
Sep 11, 2014 Kel rated it really liked it
A well written novel that, though most certainly not intended for children or young adults, depicted what was more likely a realistic version of the ancient Druid culture and practices. Regardless of historical merit, it was a very well done read.
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Elona Malterre describes The Last Wolf of Ireland as a dramatization of "issues concerning life, the futility of violence, and the recognition that human beings must respect all living things."

Born in France and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, where she now lives, Elona Malterre is a recipient of the Bliss Carman Award for poetry. Her love of Ireland was sparked when she took a course in Irish
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