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By Dervla Murphy

ISBN-10: 1780600119

ISBN-13: 9781780600116

on the top of the concerns, Dervla Murphy cycled to Northern eire to attempt to appreciate the placement by way of talking to humans on each side of the divide. She additionally sought to interrogate her personal critiques and feelings. As an Irishwoman and vacationer who had simply ever spent thirty-six hours of her forty-four years over the border to the north, why had she been so reluctant to interact with the problems? regardless of her family connections to the IRA, she travelled north principally unfettered by way of sectarian loyalties. Armed as an alternative with an indefatigable interest, an exceptional ear for anecdote, a capability to face her personal on the bar and a penetrating intelligence, she navigated her means via frightening events, and infrequently chanced on herself between humans stiff with hate and grief. yet both, she chanced on an unquenchable thirst for all times and peace, a spirit that refused to die.

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