Victorian Ireland : A Boy in Search of redress
Victorian England: A man in search of redemption
1879, County Mayo, Ireland. Liam Walshe and his sick, four - year old brother, Aiden, are exasperated from their mother and father, their ho,e destroyed. Liam needs to keep his brother alive whilst he searches for their parents, then he'll take his revenge. He needs help.
1876, London, England. Bernie Kelly is the oldest bare - knuckle fighter on the illegal, underground circuit. A tragedy forces him back to Dublin, the city he ran away from thirty years earlier, and he wants the woman he loves to go with him. Though Dublin has changed, its demons still haunt him. He needs a cause.
When Bernie runs into Liam on the bank of the River Moy, help meets a cause.
Rural Ireland has made a partial recovery from the potato blight that plauged the country in the middle of the century. As the 1870s draw to a close, agriculture faces new challenges. When tenant farmers struggle to pay their rent, landlords react to evictions. If it's a land war they want, there are people prepared to fight back.
An Untilled Field
- Publisher: Dennis Carey
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