Knocknagow

Or, The Homes of Tipperary

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Published: 1879
Language: English
Wordcount: 237,237 / 635 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 69
LoC Category: PB
Downloads: 621
Added to site: 2008.02.17
mnybks.net#: 20096

A story made to be read wherever there is an Irish home, and has made sad or joyous thousands of Irish hearts, deserving popularity with the peasant and approval of the critic.

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opportunity of meeting its Author came, it was an event in my life. I remember giving him the sort of information he must have had from hundreds of persons -- of what a pleasure his stories and songs were, and how dear to me and my friends were Grace Kiely, and Mary Kearney, and poor Norah Lahy, whom, in spite of his niece's entreaties, he had to let die. He bore the infliction good-humouredly and talked about his heroines as if they had just gone out for a walk." Besides the present novel and "Sally Cavanagh," and some shorter tales, Mr. Kickham left behind him a full length novel, which was published last year, in a cheap form, under the title of "For the Old Land." His knowledge and love of the Irish character in many different phases are shown in every page of this tale, and fun and pathos are very skilfully intermingled. Charles Kickham's poems are very few and short, those at least which be gave to print. Very many of our readers must be familiar with the pathetic little ballad about the Irish peasant

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