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William Carleton - Author

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Books by William Carleton

Black Prophet: A Tale Of Irish Famine

Black Prophet: A Tale Of Irish Famine

Author: William Carleton Format: eBook Release Date: 15/08/2018

The Black Prophet centres upon an unsolved murder and the love affair between the niece of the victim and the son of his supposed killer, and the plot unfolds against the powerfully rendered background of the famine and typhus epidemic of 1817, which Carleton had witnessed at first hand. Yeats praised the novel's 'sombre and passionate dialogue', and said that 'all nature, and not merely man's nature, seems to pour out for me its inbred fatalism.' (Goodreads)

Phelim Otoole's Courtship and Other Stories

Phelim Otoole's Courtship and Other Stories

Author: William Carleton Format: eBook Release Date: 15/08/2018

Excerpt: "e;Phelim O'Toole, who had the honour of being that interesting personage, an only son, was heir to a snug estate of half an acre, which had been the family patrimony since the time of his grandfather, Tyrrell O'Toole, who won it from the Sassenah at the point of his reaping-hook, during a descent once made upon England by a body of "e;spalpeens,"e; in the month of August. This resolute little band was led on by Tyrrell, who, having secured about eight guineas by the excursion, returned to his own country, with a coarse linen travelling-bag slung across his shoulder, a new hat in one hand, and a staff in the other. On reaching once more his native village of Teernarogarah, he immediately took half an acre, for which he paid a moderate rent in the shape of daily labor as a cotter. On this he resided until death, after which event he was succeeded by his son, Larry O'Toole, the father of the "e;purty boy"e; who is about to shine in the following pages."e;

Hedge School

Hedge School

Author: William Carleton Format: eBook Release Date: 15/08/2018

Excerpt: "e;There never was a more unfounded calumny, than that which would impute to the Irish peasantry an indifference to education. I may, on the contrary, fearlessly assert that the lower orders of no country ever manifested such a positive inclination for literary acquirements, and that, too, under circumstances strongly calculated to produce carelessness and apathy on this particular subject."e;

Station

Station

Author: William Carleton Format: eBook Release Date: 15/08/2018

Excerpt: "e;Our readers are to suppose the Reverend Philemy M'Guirk, parish priest of Tir-neer, to be standing upon the altar of the chapel, facing the congregation, after having gone through the canon of the Mass; and having nothing more of the service to perform, than the usual prayers with which he closes the ceremony. "e;Take notice, that the Stations for the following week will be held as follows:- "e;On Monday, in Jack Gallagher's of Corraghnamoddagh. Are you there, Jack?"e; "e;To the fore, yer Reverence."e;"e;

Going to Maynooth

Going to Maynooth

Author: William Carleton Format: eBook Release Date: 15/08/2018

Young Denis O'Shaughnessy was old Denis's son; and old Denis, like many great men before him, was the son of his father and mother in particular, and a long line of respectable ancestors in general. He was, moreover, a great historian, a perplexing controversialist, deeply read in Dr. Gallagher and Pastorini, and equally profound in the history of Harry the Eighth, and Luther's partnership with the devil. Denis was a tall man, who, from his peculiar appearance, and the nature of his dress, a light drab-coloured frieze, was nicknamed the Walking Pigeon-house; and truly, on seeing him at a distance, a man might naturally enough hit upon a worse comparison.

Phil Purcel

Phil Purcel

Author: William Carleton Format: eBook Release Date: 15/08/2018

Phil Purcel was a singular character, for he was never married; but notwithstanding his singularity, no man ever possessed, for practical purposes, a more plentiful stock of duplicity. All his acquaintances knew that Phil was a knave of the first water, yet was he decidedly a general favourite. Now as we hate mystery ourselves, we shall reveal the secret of this remarkable popularity; though, after all, it can scarcely be called so, for Phil was not the first cheat who has been popular in his day.

Emigrants Of Ahadarra

Emigrants Of Ahadarra

Author: William Carleton Format: eBook Release Date: 15/08/2018

Excerpt: "e;It was one summer morning, about nine o'clock, when a little man, in the garb and trim of a mendicant, accompanied by a slender but rather handsome looking girl about sixteen, or it may be a year more, were upon their way to the house of a man, who, from his position in life, might be considered a wealthy agriculturist, and only a step or two beneath the condition of a gentleman farmer, although much more plain and rustic in his manners. The house and place had about them that characteristic appearance of abundance and slovenly neglect which is, unfortunately, almost peculiar to our country. The house was a long slated one, and stood upon a little eminence, about three or four hundred yards from the highway. It was approached by a broad and ragged boreen or mock avenue, as it might be called, that was in very good keeping with the premises to which it led. As you entered it from the road, you had to pass through an iron gate, which it was a task to open, and which, when opened, it was another task to shut. In consequence of this difficulty, foot passengers had made themselves a way upon each side of it, through which they went to and came from the house; and in this they were sanctioned by the example of the family themselves, who, so long as these side paths were passable, manifested as much reluctance to open or close the gate as any one else."e;

Jane Sinclair

Jane Sinclair

Author: William Carleton Format: eBook Release Date: 15/08/2018

Excerpt: "e;If there be one object in life that stirs the current of human feeling more sadly than another, it is a young and lovely woman, whose intellect has been blighted by the treachery of him on whose heart, as on a shrine, she offered up the incense of her first affection. Such a being not only draws around her our tenderest and most delicate sympathies, but fills us with that mournful impression of early desolation, resembling so much the spirit of melancholy romance that arises from one of those sad and gloomy breezes which sweep unexpectedly over the sleeping surface of a summer lake, or moans with a tone of wail and sorrow through the green foliage of the wood under whose cooling shade we sink into our noon-day dream. Madness is at all times a thing of fearful mystery, but when it puts itself forth in a female gifted with youth and beauty, the pathos it causes becomes too refined for the grossness of ordinary sorrow-almost transcends our notion of the real, and assumes that wild interest which invests it with the dim and visionary light of the ideal. Such a malady constitutes the very romance of affliction, and gives to the fair sufferer rather the appearance of an angel fallen without guilt, than that of a being moulded for mortal purposes. Who ever could look upon such a beautiful ruin without feeling the heart sink, and the mind overshadowed with a solemn darkness, as if conscious of witnessing the still and awful gloom of that disastrous eclipse of reason, which, alas! is so often doomed never to pass away."e;

Dead Boxer

Dead Boxer

Author: William Carleton Format: eBook Release Date: 15/08/2018

Excerpt: "e;One evening in the beginning of the eighteenth century-as nearly as we can conjecture, the year might be that of 1720-some time about the end of April, a young man named Lamh Laudher O'Rorke, or Strong-handed O'Eorke, was proceeding from his father's house, with a stout oaken cudgel in his hand, towards an orchard that stood at the skirt of a country town, in a part of the kingdom which, for the present, shall be nameless. Though known by the epithet of Lamh Laudher, his Christian name was John; but in those time(s) Irish families of the same name were distinguished from each other by some indicative of their natural position, physical power, complexion, or figure. One, for instance, was called Parra Ghastha, or swift Paddy, from his fleetness of foot; another, Shaun Buie, or yellow Jack, from his bilious look; a third, Micaul More, or big Michael, from his uncommon size; and a fourth, Sheemus Ruah, or red James, from the color of his hair."e;

Tithe-Proctor

Tithe-Proctor

Author: William Carleton Format: eBook Release Date: 15/08/2018

Excerpt: "e;After the reader shall, have perused the annexed startling and extraordinary narrative, on which I have founded the tale of the Tithe-Proctor, I am sure he will admit that there is very little left me to say in the shape of a preface. It is indeed rarely, that ever a document, at once so authentic and powerful, has been found prefixed to any work of modern Irish Fiction-proceeding as it does, let me add, from the pen of a gentleman whose unassuming character and modesty are only surpassed by the distinction which his name has already gained in one of the most difficult but useful departments of our native literature."e;

Ned M'Keown Stories

Ned M'Keown Stories

Author: William Carleton Format: eBook Release Date: 15/08/2018

Excerpt: "e;Honest, blustering, good-humored Ned was the indefatigable merchant of the village; ever engaged in some ten or twenty pound speculation, the capital of which he was sure to extort, perhaps for the twelfth time, from the savings of Nancy's frugality, by the equivocal test of a month or six weeks' consecutive sobriety, and which said speculation he never failed to wind up by the total loss of the capital for Nancy, and the capital loss of a broken head for himself. Ned had eternally some bargain on his hands: at one time you might see him a yarn-merchant, planted in the next market-town upon the upper step of Mr. Birney's hall-door, where the yarn-market was held, surrounded by a crowd of eager country-women, anxious to give Ned the preference, first, because he was a well-wisher; secondly, because he hadn't his heart in the penny; and thirdly, because he gave sixpence a spangle more than any other man in the market."e;

One Way Out: A Middle-class New-Englander Emigrates to America

One Way Out: A Middle-class New-Englander Emigrates to America

Author: William Carleton Format: eBook Release Date: 15/08/2018

Excerpt: "e;My great-grandfather was killed in the Revolution; my grandfather fought in the War of 1812; my father sacrificed his health in the Civil War; but I, though born in New England, am the first of my family to emigrate to this country-the United States of America. That sounds like a riddle or a paradox. It isn't; it's a plain statement of fact. As a matter of convenience let me call myself Carleton. I've no desire to make public my life for the sake of notoriety. My only idea in writing these personal details is the hope that they may help some poor devil out of the same hole in which I found myself mired. They are of too sacred a nature to share except impersonally. Even behind the disguise of an assumed name I passed some mighty uncomfortable hours a few months ago when I [sketched out for a magazine and saw in cold print what I'm now going to give in full. It made me feel as though I had pulled down the walls of my house and was living my life open to the view of the street. For a man whose home means what it does to me, there's nothing pleasant about that."e;

Poor Scholar

Poor Scholar

Author: William Carleton Format: eBook Release Date: 15/08/2018

Excerpt: "e;One day about the middle of November, in the year 18-, Dominick M'Evoy and his son Jemmy were digging potatoes on the side of a hard, barren hill, called Esker Dhu. The day was bitter and wintry, the men were thinly clad, and as the keen blast swept across the hill with considerable violence, the sleet-like rain which it bore along pelted into their garments with pitiless severity. The father had advanced into more than middle age; and having held, at a rack-rent the miserable waste of farm which he occupied, he was compelled to exert himself in its cultivation, despite either obduracy of soil, or inclemency of weather. This day, however, was so unusually severe, that the old man began to feel incapable of continuing his toil. The son bore it better; but whenever a cold rush of stormy rain came over them, both were compelled to stand with their sides against it, and their heads turned, so as that the ear almost rested back upon the shoulder in order to throw the rain off their faces. Of each, however, that cheek which was exposed to the rain and storm was beaten into a red hue; whilst the other part of their faces was both pale and hunger-pinched."e;

Valentine M'Clutchy, The Irish Agent

Valentine M'Clutchy, The Irish Agent

Author: William Carleton Format: eBook Release Date: 15/08/2018

Excerpt: "e;The town of Castle Cumber it is not our intention to describe at more length than simply to say, that it consists of two long streets, intersecting each other, and two or three lanes of cabins-many of them mud ones-that stretch out of it on each side at right angles. This street, and these straggling appendages, together with a Church, a Prison, a Court-house, a Catholic chapel, a few shops, and half a dozen public houses, present to the spectator all the features that are generally necessary for the description of that class of remote country towns of which we write. Indeed, with the exception of an ancient Stone Cross, that stands in the middle of the street, and a Fair green, as it is termed, or common, where its two half-yearly fairs are held, and which lies at the west end of it, there is little or nothing else to be added. The fair I particularly mention, because on the day on which the circumstances I am about to describe occurred, a fair was held in the town, and upon the green in question. The month was December-the day stormy and unpropitious. There had been a deep snow and hard frost for nearly three weeks before; but now the aspect of the white earth contrasted wildly with the large masses of black clouds which hung motionless in the air, and cast a dark and gloomy spirit not only over the appearance of inanimate nature, but into the heart of man himself."e;

Ellen Duncan; And The Proctor's Daughter

Ellen Duncan; And The Proctor's Daughter

Author: William Carleton Format: eBook Release Date: 15/08/2018

Excerpt: "e;There are some griefs so deep and overwhelming, that even the best exertions of friendship and sympathy are unequal to the task of soothing or dispelling them. Such was the grief of Ellen Duncan, who was silently weeping in her lone cottage on the borders of Clare-a county at that time in a frightful state of anarchy and confusion. Owen Duncan, her husband, at the period about which our tale commences, resided in the cabin where he was born and reared, and to which, as well as a few acres of land adjoining, he had succeeded on the death of his father. They had not been long married, and never were husband and wife more attached. About this time outrages began to be perpetrated; and soon increased fearfully in number. Still Owen and Ellen lived happily, and without fear, as they were too poor for the marauders to dream of getting much booty by robbing; and their religion being known to be "e;the ould religion ov all ov all,"e; in a warfare that was exclusively one of party, they were more protected than otherwise. Owen never was particularly thrifty; and as his means were small, was generally embarrassed, or rather somewhat pinched in circumstances. Notwithstanding this, however, he was as happy as a king; and according to his unlettered neighbors' artless praise, "e;there wasn't a readier hand, nor an opener heart in the wide world-that's iv he had id-but he hadn't an' more was the pity."e; His entire possessions consisted of the ground we have mentioned, most part of which was so rocky as to be entirely useless-a cow, a couple of pigs, and the "e;the uld cabin,"e; which consisted of four mud walls, covered with thatch, in which was an opening, "e;to let in the day-light, an' to let out the smoke..."e;

Lha Dhu; Or, The Dark Day

Lha Dhu; Or, The Dark Day

Author: William Carleton Format: eBook Release Date: 15/08/2018

Excerpt: "e;There is no country in the world whose scenery is more sweetly diversified, or more delicately shaded away into that exquisite variety of surface which presents us with those wavy outlines of beauty that softly melt into each other, than is that of our own green island. Alas! how many deep valleys, wild glens, green meadows, and pleasant hamlets, lie scattered over the bosom of a country, peopled by inhabitants who are equally moved by the impulses of mirth and sorrow; each valley, and glen, and pleasant hamlet marked by some tearful remembrance of humble calamity of which the world never hears. How little do its proud nobility know of the fair and still beauty which marks the unbroken silence of its most delightful retreats, or of the unassuming records of love or sorrow, which pass down through a single generation, and are soon lost in the rapid stream of life."e;

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry

Author: William Carleton, D J O'Donoghue Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2018

Going to Maynooth The Works of William Carleton; Volume 3

Going to Maynooth The Works of William Carleton; Volume 3

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback Release Date: 26/05/2017

The Poor Scholar The Works of William Carleton; Volume 3

The Poor Scholar The Works of William Carleton; Volume 3

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback Release Date: 26/05/2017

The Tithe-Proctor The Works of William Carleton; Volume 2

The Tithe-Proctor The Works of William Carleton; Volume 2

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback Release Date: 26/05/2017

The Poor Scholar The Works of William Carleton; Volume 3

The Poor Scholar The Works of William Carleton; Volume 3

Author: William Carleton Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/05/2017

Jane Sinclair Or, the Fawn of Springvale

Jane Sinclair Or, the Fawn of Springvale

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback Release Date: 24/05/2017

The Black Baronet Or, the Chronicles of Ballytrain

The Black Baronet Or, the Chronicles of Ballytrain

Author: William Carleton Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/05/2017

Willy Reilly The Works of William Carleton; Volume 1

Willy Reilly The Works of William Carleton; Volume 1

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback Release Date: 24/05/2017

Jane Sinclair Or, the Fawn of Springvale

Jane Sinclair Or, the Fawn of Springvale

Author: William Carleton Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/05/2017

Willy Reilly The Works of William Carleton; Volume 1

Willy Reilly The Works of William Carleton; Volume 1

Author: William Carleton Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/05/2017

The Black Baronet Or, the Chronicles of Ballytrain

The Black Baronet Or, the Chronicles of Ballytrain

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback Release Date: 24/05/2017

So Urteilt Die Welt

So Urteilt Die Welt

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/02/2017

Redmond Count O'Hanlon

Redmond Count O'Hanlon

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/04/2016

The Evil Eye Or, the Black Spectre

The Evil Eye Or, the Black Spectre

Author: William Carleton Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/11/2015

Tubber Derg Or, the Red Well

Tubber Derg Or, the Red Well

Author: William Carleton Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/10/2015

The Works of William Carleton Volume 2

The Works of William Carleton Volume 2

Author: William Carleton Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/10/2015

Tales and Stories of the Irish Peasantry

Tales and Stories of the Irish Peasantry

Author: William Carleton Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/10/2015

The Works of William Carleton, Volume 2

The Works of William Carleton, Volume 2

Author: William Carleton Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/10/2015

The Works of William Carleton Volume 2

The Works of William Carleton Volume 2

Author: William Carleton Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/10/2015

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry

Author: William Carleton Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/10/2015

The Works of William Carleton

The Works of William Carleton

Author: William Carleton Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/10/2015

Red Hall, Or, the Baronet's Daughter

Red Hall, Or, the Baronet's Daughter

Author: William Carleton Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/09/2015

The Works of William Carleton Volume 2

The Works of William Carleton Volume 2

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/06/2013

The Dead Boxer the Works of William Carleton, Volume Two

The Dead Boxer the Works of William Carleton, Volume Two

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/12/2011

The Tithe-Proctor the Works of William Carleton, Volume Two

The Tithe-Proctor the Works of William Carleton, Volume Two

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/12/2011

The Emigrants of Ahadarra the Works of William Carleton, Volume Two

The Emigrants of Ahadarra the Works of William Carleton, Volume Two

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/12/2011

Willy Reilly the Works of William Carleton, Volume One

Willy Reilly the Works of William Carleton, Volume One

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/12/2011

Fardorougha, the Miser the Works of William Carleton, Volume One

Fardorougha, the Miser the Works of William Carleton, Volume One

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/11/2011

Collected Works of William Carleton

Collected Works of William Carleton

Author: William Carleton Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/05/2011

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry ... Fourth Edition.

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry ... Fourth Edition.

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/04/2011

Red Hall, or the Baronet's Daughter.

Red Hall, or the Baronet's Daughter.

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/04/2011

Willy Reilly and His Dear Coleen Bawn. a Tale, Founded Upon Fact.

Willy Reilly and His Dear Coleen Bawn. a Tale, Founded Upon Fact.

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/04/2011

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry ... Fourth Edition.

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry ... Fourth Edition.

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/03/2011

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry ... Fourth Edition.

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry ... Fourth Edition.

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/03/2011

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry ... Fourth Edition.

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry ... Fourth Edition.

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/03/2011

The Squanders of Castle Squander.

The Squanders of Castle Squander.

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/03/2011

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry ... Fourth Edition.

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry ... Fourth Edition.

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/03/2011

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry ... Fourth Edition.

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry ... Fourth Edition.

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/03/2011

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry ... Fourth Edition.

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry ... Fourth Edition.

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/03/2011

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry ... Fourth Edition.

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry ... Fourth Edition.

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/03/2011

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry ... Fourth Edition.

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry ... Fourth Edition.

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/03/2011

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry ... Fourth Edition.

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry ... Fourth Edition.

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/03/2011

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/03/2011

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry ... Fourth Edition.

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry ... Fourth Edition.

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/03/2011

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry ... Fourth Edition.

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry ... Fourth Edition.

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/03/2011

The Red-Haired Man's Wife.

The Red-Haired Man's Wife.

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/01/2011

Amusing Irish Tales. [Selected from Various Works.]

Amusing Irish Tales. [Selected from Various Works.]

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/01/2011

Willy Reilly and His Dear Cooleen Bawn

Willy Reilly and His Dear Cooleen Bawn

Author: William Carleton Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/04/2010

Willy Reilly

Willy Reilly

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback Release Date: 25/11/2009

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry

Author: William Carleton Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/11/2009

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/11/2009

Willy Reilly

Willy Reilly

Author: William Carleton Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/11/2009

Going to Maynooth (Dodo Press)

Going to Maynooth (Dodo Press)

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/10/2009

One Way Out; A Middle-Class New-Englander Emigrates to America

One Way Out; A Middle-Class New-Englander Emigrates to America

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/09/2009

One Way Out

One Way Out

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2009

The Poor Scholar (Dodo Press)

The Poor Scholar (Dodo Press)

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/01/2009

Collected Works of William Carleton

Collected Works of William Carleton

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2009

Collected Works of William Carleton

Collected Works of William Carleton

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2009

Collected Works of William Carleton

Collected Works of William Carleton

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2009

Tubber Derg Or the Red Well

Tubber Derg Or the Red Well

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/12/2008

Tubber Derg Or the Red Well

Tubber Derg Or the Red Well

Author: William Carleton Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/12/2008

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry

Author: William Carleton Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/12/2008

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/12/2008

Father Butler, and the Lough Dearg Pilgrim, Volume II

Father Butler, and the Lough Dearg Pilgrim, Volume II

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/11/2008

Father Butler, and the Lough Dearg Pilgrim, Volume II

Father Butler, and the Lough Dearg Pilgrim, Volume II

Author: William Carleton Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/11/2008

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry

Author: William Carleton Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/10/2008

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/10/2008

Tales & Legends of the Irish Peasantry Nonsuch Classics

Tales & Legends of the Irish Peasantry Nonsuch Classics

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2007

First published in 1834, Tales and Legends of the Irish Peasantry is a series of stories about life in rural Ireland during the early nineteenth century. The assortment of voices found within these pages paint a vivid picture of peasant life, and includes those of William Carleton and Mrs S. C. Hall, writers renowned for their realistic depictions of Irish character, traditions and folklore. Hugely popular in its day, the continuing appeal of this collection lies in the warmth these narratives show for the people, places and scenes they describe, and the unparalleled knowledge they demonstrate of the culture of the time.

Phil Purcel, the Pig-Driver and Other Stories

Phil Purcel, the Pig-Driver and Other Stories

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/06/2007

The Black Prophet A Tale of Irish Famine

The Black Prophet A Tale of Irish Famine

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2007

The Dead Boxer

The Dead Boxer

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2007

Going to Maynooth (Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry)

Going to Maynooth (Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry)

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2007

The Evil Eye; Or, the Black Spector

The Evil Eye; Or, the Black Spector

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/04/2007

Jane Sinclair; Or, the Fawn of Springvale

Jane Sinclair; Or, the Fawn of Springvale

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2007

The Tithe-Proctor

The Tithe-Proctor

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2007

The Black Baronet; Or, the Chronicles of Ballytrain

The Black Baronet; Or, the Chronicles of Ballytrain

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2007

Valentine M'Clutchy, the Irish Agent

Valentine M'Clutchy, the Irish Agent

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2007

The Emigrants of Ahadarra

The Emigrants of Ahadarra

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/12/2005

Ellen Duncan and the Proctor's Daughter

Ellen Duncan and the Proctor's Daughter

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/12/2005

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/12/1990

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry

Author: William Carleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/12/1990

Contents: Foreword by Barbara Hayley Auto-biographical Introduction; Ned M'Keown; The Three Tasks; Shane Fadh's Wedding; Larry M'Farland's Wake; The Battle of the Factions; The Station; The Party Fight and Funeral; The Lough Derg Pilgrim; The Hedge School; The Midnight Mass; The Donagh, or The Horse-Stealers; Phil Purcel the Pig-Driver^R

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry

Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry

Author: William Carleton Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/12/1990

Contents: Foreword by Barbara Hayley Auto-biographical Introduction; Ned M'Keown; The Three Tasks; Shane Fadh's Wedding; Larry M'Farland's Wake; The Battle of the Factions; The Station; The Party Fight and Funeral; The Lough Derg Pilgrim; The Hedge School; The Midnight Mass; The Donagh, or The Horse-Stealers; Phil Purcel the Pig-Driver^R

Traits and Stories of Irish Peasantry

Traits and Stories of Irish Peasantry

Author: William Carleton Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/06/1990

Contents: Geography of an Irish Oath; The Lianhan Shee; Going to Maynooth; Phelim O'Toole's Courtship; The Poor Scholar; Wildgoose Lodge; Tubber Derg; or, The Red Well; Neal Malone^R