The Hunger : An Irish Girl's Diary, 1845-1847

by Carol Drinkwater

Historical Fiction

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It's 1845 and blight has destroyed the precious potato crop leaving Ireland starving. Phyllis works hard to support her struggling family, but when her mother's health deteriorates she sets off in search of her rebel brother and is soon swept up in the fight for a free and fair Ireland...

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The Hunger : An Irish Girl's Diary, 1845-1847 by Carol Drinkwater

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ISBN: 9781407104799
Publication date: 05/05/2008
Publisher: Scholastic
Format: Paperback

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ISBN: 9781407104799
Publication date: 5th May 2008
Author: Carol Drinkwater
Publisher: Scholastic
Format: Paperback
Genres: Historical Fiction,
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About Carol Drinkwater

Carol Drinkwater was our Guest Editor in May 2011 - click here - to see the books that inspired her writing. Carol Drinkwater is a multi-award-winning actress who is best known for her portrayal of Helen Herriot in the BBC television series All Creatures Great and Small. She is also the author of over twenty books, both fiction and non-fiction. Her quartet of memoirs set on her olive farm in the south of France have sold over a million copies worldwide and her solo journey round the Mediterranean in search of the Olive tree's mythical secrets inspired a five-part documentary film ...

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