Silver Linings: Travels Around Northern Ireland download free [PDF and Ebook] by Martin Fletcher

Silver Linings: Travels Around Northern Ireland download free [PDF and Ebook] by Martin Fletcher year 2001
  • Book name: Silver Linings: Travels Around Northern Ireland
  • Author: Martin Fletcher
  • Release date: 2001/3/6
  • Publisher: LITTLE, BROWN BOOK GROUP
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Travel and Holiday Guides
  • ISBN: 9780349112510
  • Rating: 7.13 of 10
  • Votes: 345
  • Review by: Sylvie Mcclain
  • Review rating: 9.91 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/15
  • Total pages: 320
  • Includes a PDF summary of 38 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Northern Ireland has made headlines around the world for three decades. The province has become synonymous with conflict, terrorism and tortuous efforts to forge peace. But what is life there really like? In this enchanting and highly original book Martin Fletcher presents a portrait of Northern Ireland utterly at odds with its dire international image. He paints a compelling picture of a place caught in a time warp since the 1960s, of a land of mountains, lakes and rivers where customs, traditions and old-world charm survive, of an incredibly resourceful province that has given the world not just bombs and bullets but the Titanic, the tyre and the tractor, a dozen American presidents, two prime ministers of New Zealand and a Hindu god. He meets an intelligent, fun-loving, God-fearing people who may do terrible things to each other but who could not be more welcoming to outsiders. He describes a land of awful beauty, a battleground of good and evil, a province populated by saints and sinners that has yet to be rendered bland by the forces of modernity.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 14H7M59S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Places & Peoples: Pictorial Works, Travel Writing, Guidebooks
  • Available formats: DOC, PDF, WORD, TXT, HTM, PNG, PPT, EPUB. Compressed in TAR.BZ2, ZIP, ISO, RAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 10.93 USD
  • Dimensions: 130x195x21mm
  • Weight: 204.12g
  • Printed by: Abacus
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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