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  • 01/2019
  • 9780998691008
  • 368 pages
  • $14.95
Stephen Archer
Author, Illustrator
The Irish Clans: Book Three: Rising

Adult; General Fiction (including literary and historical); (Market)

Irish Republican martyrs rise against overpowering British forces to spark the revolution, while the Clans search for unity and treasure to honor the Clans Pact of their ancestors and finance their cause. Irish rebels Tadgh McCarthy and partner Morgan fight for freedom and their lives in the 1916 Dublin Easter Rising. Irish-Canadian Collin O'Donnell abandons his wife and newborn son in his obsessive search for his long-lost sister Claire in Ireland. Will they all connect?
Plot/Idea: 9 out of 10
Originality: 10 out of 10
Prose: 8 out of 10
Character/Execution: 8 out of 10
Overall: 8.75 out of 10

Assessment:

Plot: Archer’s novel is well plotted throughout. The novel is clearly written, giving the reader an engaging storyline to follow and the great gift of knowledge of a period in Irish history that is not abundant in historical fiction.

Prose/Style: Overall, the prose is well crafted, providing the reader with a mixture of a love story, brutal battles, and the search for a lost sibling. The novel felt authentic and true to the time period.

Originality: Archer’s exemplary novel is filled with original details and touches. The characters and subplots give the story extra flair, and add even more strength to the novel.

Character Development: The main characters of the novel are well-developed and easy for the reader to connect with. Morgan and Tadgh will have the reader rooting for a happily-ever-after ending, and readers will be rapt while following the adventures of Collin trying to find his long-lost sister.

Date Submitted: April 23, 2019

Formats
Paperback Book Details
  • 01/2019
  • 9780998691008
  • 368 pages
  • $14.95

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