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Out of the Dark, 1914-1918: South Dubliners who Fell in the Great War

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This timely and compelling book records the experiences of Irishmen from South County Dublin who fought in World War I, while also accounting for the lives of their families who remained at home. Principally a social history, the main body of the book is broken up into seven chapters that each disclose the history of a particular district in South Dublin. These local histo ...more
Hardcover, 456 pages
Published May 12th 2014 by Merrion Press
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Feb 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Earlier this year I attended the launch of Ken Kinsella's book, Out of the Dark 1914-1918 : South Dubliners Who Fell in the Great War, a 430 page tome, that took over 13 years to research and write. When I held the heavy book in my hand, I first was reminded of James Joyce and that reported quote of his regarding Ulyses...'if it look me seven years to write it, it had better take you seven years to read it' etc..etc.

But Kinsella's book is altogether different. The author has taken great pains to
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