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The Emerald Isle

Arthur Sullivan Hood

Publisher: Mint Editions

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Summary

Terence O'Brian returns to Ireland to discover his home has been colonized by the English, so he devises a new plan to reeducate its people. He partners with an English professor who switches sides to aid him in his efforts. Irish villagers are forced to live under England’s rule and taught their dialect, history and culture. When Terence O'Brian returns from his studies abroad he notices the drastic change. In an effort to preserve their remaining culture, he tries to reinstate native customs. With from help from Professor Bunn, who was initially hired by the English, they work to undo years of damage. The villagers create a plot to stamp out England’s influence, once and for all. The Emerald Isle is a rich collaboration between three of the most popular theatrical talents of the nineteenth century. It’s a compelling story about the importance of culture, identity and honoring one’s history. With an eye-catching new cover, and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of  The Emerald Isle is both modern and readable.

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