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Frank Delaney (1942–2017)

Forfatter af Ireland

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Francis James Joseph Raphael Delaney was born in County Tipperary, Ireland on October 24, 1942. Before becoming a full-time writer, he was a radio and television reporter for BBC broadcasting. He wrote about two dozen fiction and nonfiction books during his lifetime including Ireland, Jim Hawkins vis mere and the Curse of Treasure Island, The Celts, A Walk to the Western Isles, and James Joyce's Odyssey: A Guide to the Dublin of Ulysses. He died following a stroke on February 21, 2017 at the age of 74. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre
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Værker af Frank Delaney

Ireland (2005) 1,749 eksemplarer
Tipperary (2007) 484 eksemplarer
The Celts (1986) 293 eksemplarer
Shannon (2009) 250 eksemplarer
Legends of the Celts (1989) 227 eksemplarer
The Last Storyteller (2012) 148 eksemplarer
The Curse of Treasure Island (2001) 111 eksemplarer
The Amethysts (1997) 99 eksemplarer
Irish Short Stories (1999) 88 eksemplarer
A Walk in the Dark Ages (1988) 49 eksemplarer
Betjeman Country (1983) 32 eksemplarer
The Folio Anthology of Essays (1990) 26 eksemplarer
Desire and Pursuit (1998) 23 eksemplarer
The Druid (2011) 22 eksemplarer
Pearl (1999) 22 eksemplarer
The Sins of the Mothers (1701) 20 eksemplarer
Undead (2011) 18 eksemplarer
At Ruby's (2001) 18 eksemplarer
The Hutchinson Book of Essays (1990) 16 eksemplarer
A Stranger in Their Midst (1995) 16 eksemplarer
Telling the Pictures (1993) 12 eksemplarer
The Girl Who Lived on The Moon (2012) 6 eksemplarer
My Dark Rosaleen (1989) 6 eksemplarer
The Celts 2 eksemplarer
Waking the Titanic 1 eksemplar
2007 1 eksemplar
Les Enfants de la peur (2011) 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

The Go-Between (1953) — Introduktion, nogle udgaver2,304 eksemplarer
The Landleaguers (1883) — Introduktion, nogle udgaver176 eksemplarer
Short Stories from the Strand (1992) — Introduktion — 139 eksemplarer
The Diary of a Young Lady of Fashion (1924) — Introduktion, nogle udgaver101 eksemplarer

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What a delightful book!
bschweiger | 46 andre anmeldelser | Feb 4, 2024 |
Charming, Educational, and Entertaining

Don't let a so so name and awful cover fool you!

I can barely put into words how much I loved this book and the reading by the author!

It's like sitting in conversation with a knowledgeable, thoughtful, and charismatic pibling and just getting to absolutely nerd out about Bram Stoker, Dracula, and vampires. The tone is gloriously conversational and insightful with the reading being so natural and engaging. I believe this is the first I have read or heard of Delaney and I was put in mind of Gaiman and the enthusiastic charm and wit he brings to subjects he is passionate about.

Absolutely worth a listen regardless, but if you have any interest in any of the above it's essential listening.

Bloody brilliant!
… (mere)
RatGrrrl | 1 anden anmeldelse | Dec 20, 2023 |
I loved this book. It was told from the perspective of a "professional" storyteller, traveling the Irish countryside and earning his keep by telling stories. This format made it easy to jump all over Irish history. It was set 150 years ago. In particular, I know this led us to visit New Grange on our recent visit to Ireland.
jjbinkc | 46 andre anmeldelser | Aug 27, 2023 |



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