Walking With Ghosts by Gabriel Byrne is a memoir by the famous Irish actor. Mr. Byrne is an award-winning actor, who has been in over 80 productions.
Oscar Wilde ((16, October 1854 – 30, November 1900) was an Irish poet, social activist, and playwright, famous for his writings as he was lifestyle.
Ciarán Gerard Carson (9 October 1948 – 6 October 2019) was an award winning writer and poet from Northern Ireland.
Instead we get different view points of what made Mr. Hearn’s voice so memorable to his fans, through tales from the women who fell by the wayside, but have had as much an impact on the writer as he had on himself.
Donating all the proceeds from his books to Christian charities, left Mr. Lewis struggling to pay the large tax bills.
As a member of the London Library, Mr. Stoker has access to research for Dracula. In 2018 the library discovered the books he used for research, along with notes.
William Trevor (24 May, 1928 – 20 November, 2016) was a playwright and novelist from Ireland. Books by William Trevor* Born in Mitchelstown, County Cork, as William Trevor Cox to a middle class family, Mr. Trevor graduated from Trinity College, Dublin with a history degree. He worked as a sculptor under the name Trevor Cox and to make extra money he worked as a teacher. In 1954 Mr. Trevor and his wife of two years, Jane Ryan, immigrated to England. In England Mr. Trevor worked as a copywriter and art teacher. Mr. Trevor won the Whitbread Prize three times, the Hawthornden Prize for Literature, and is a five time nominee for the Booker Prize. He won the prestigious Hawthornden Prize for his second novel, The Old Boys, published in 1964 During the 1970s, Mr. Trevor had great success in television and the theater. During 1973 alone he saw three of his plays performed in London theaters and three of his dramas were produced for television. Mr. Trevor was awarded an honorary Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in 1977 for “services to literature”, became a Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE) in 2002. In…
This is a charming book, half the book is historical fiction (the parts about Grace Darling), the other half which tells the story of Matilda is pure fiction as the author notes.
Shelby Foote (17 November, 1916 – 27 June, 2005) was an American historian and novelist known for his landmark work on the American Civil War.
The author keeps the reader guessing about the real motives of all the characters involved. As is in life, there is not black and white, but only shades of gray. Even the “good guys” have their own dark motivation.