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Missing: Missing Without Trace in Ireland

3.72  ·  Rating Details  ·  53 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Examines the cases of Ireland's women and children who have vanished in sinister and mysterious circumstances. Looking at who may be responsible for these disappearances, this book outlines the fact that some of Ireland's most cold and calculating killers have not been caught.
Paperback, 272 pages
Published May 1st 2003 by Gill & Company (first published January 2003)
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Meaghan
Feb 17, 2010 Meaghan rated it liked it
Recommends it for: true crime buffs
Shelves: missing-people
As the title indicates, this is a group of case studies of several women and children who have disappeared without a trace in Ireland and Northern Ireland. While the writing is rather dry, the individual cases are very detailed and the author also includes personal information about the missing people and their families, which makes them come to life for the reader.

My only real objection is that Cummins invariably declares that the people he is writing about have been murdered. The book jacket,
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Alice Chau-Ginguene
May 16, 2013 Alice Chau-Ginguene rated it liked it
The subject is interesting. The author is a reasonably good writer. However, there are a lot of repetition in the book. And each chapter has no smooth connection with other chapters. It is probably the editor's fault. Also, I saw a few typo. I got a feeling that the book was rushed out to the market.
It's such a pity because this book could be a very interesting read on an amazing subject matter.
Vanessa Meachen
Dec 28, 2010 Vanessa Meachen rated it it was ok
Shelves: missing-persons
Interesting, but I found the writing a bit repetitive at times and there was a lot of assumption about the fate of the missing people which was presented as fact at times. Cummins' second book on missing people in Ireland is much better.
Tara R
May 05, 2008 Tara R rated it liked it
Recommends it for: social work people
Recommended to Tara by: Margaret
Good book. Kind of boring at some points.
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