Snowstorms in a Hot Climate: A Novel

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Selected Poems by Patrick Kavanagh: Often regarded as one of the best poets of the 20th century, Kavanagh’s poems won him many accolades. The period of Insular art, mainly in the fields of illuminated manuscripts, metalworking, and sculpture flourished and produced such treasures as the Book of Kells, the Ardagh Chalice, and the many carved stone crosses that dot the island. She has poems shortlisted for Hennessy New Irish Writing. While in some places the Republicans had put up determined resistance, nowhere were they able to defeat regular forces armed with artillery and armour.

Pages: 322

Publisher: Random House (December 14, 2011)

ISBN: B003E8AJZ6

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