An Irish Experience: Travel Tales Flowing from History, Humor & the Search for Home
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An Irish Experience: Travel Tales Flowing from History, Humor & the Search for Home

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Through this tantalizing travelogue the reader journeys north, west, south, and east to see, hear, taste, touch, and smell the fascinating facets of a culture created by 2000 years of history amidst a geographical wonderland. And spiced with generous helpings of humor, this adventure offers an experience comprised of art and architecture, song and dance, poetry, politics,...more
Paperback, 211 pages
Published March 1st 2008 by Inkwater Press
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Susan
Mr. Howard Franklin, I'm afraid, needs a serious sit-down with Strunk & White's The Elements of Style. This travelogue of Ireland in 2001 initially appealed because I had planned a trip to many of the same places as Mr. Franklin. But after awhile, the book becomes nearly unreadable, because it's a relentless repetitive stream of superlatives and interjections, like "uh-huh" and "unh-unh, no way" and "Big Time!" and "We're talking Total Treasure" and "How about that" and "I renew my appreciat...more
Teresa Dunne
Well, he explores the whole of Southern Ireland in 19 days, he does this mainly by walking around describing all the historical buildings and loves the medieval especially. It is almost as if the reader is an armchair tourist, an American armchair tourist, if my google earth street view was working when I read this, the two would work so I don't have to visit. Cuddly bloke.
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