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Trinity
by Leon Uris

Published: 1983
Mass Market Paperback : 815 pages
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The "terrible beauty" that is Ireland comes alive in this mighty epic that re-creates that Emerald's Isle's fierce struggle for independence. "Trinity is a saga of glories and defeats, triumphs and tragedies, lived by a young Catholic rebel and the beautiful and valiant Protestant ...
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The "terrible beauty" that is Ireland comes alive in this mighty epic that re-creates that Emerald's Isle's fierce struggle for independence. "Trinity is a saga of glories and defeats, triumphs and tragedies, lived by a young Catholic rebel and the beautiful and valiant Protestant girl who defied her heritage to join him. Leon Uris has painted a masterful portrait of a beleaguered people divided by religion and wealth--impoverished Catholic peasants pitted against a Protestant aristocracy wielding power over life and death.

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  "Long but worth the read if you love anything Irish!"by homeisbest (see profile) 05/20/10

At various points in this epic I was willing to give it anywhere from 0-5 stars. I'm glad I read it, but it is NOT a light read. I certainly do better understand the plight of the Irish. I will never celebrate... (read more)

 
  "A truly in-depth view of the prejudices and injustices that lay beneath Ireland's Troubles."by sspicher (see profile) 10/23/07

Conor is a stunning athlete and heir to a Republican Brotherhood leadership role. His best friend is the movement's most renowned writer, and the love of his life turns out to be a doomed Pr... (read more)

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