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1999

(2008)
A Novel of Ireland And the Search for Peace
(The fifth book in the Irish Century series)
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The Irish Century concludes in this climactic novel; Llywelyn's masterpiece is complete

The Irish Century series is the story of the Irish people's epic struggle for independence through the tumultuous course of the twentieth century. Morgan Llywelyn's magisterial multi-novel chronicle of that story began with 1916, which was followed by 1921, 1949, and 1972. It now concludes with 1999: A Novel of the Celtic Tiger and the Search for Peace. 1999 brings the story from 1972 to the disarmament talks and beginnings of reconciliation among the Irish at the end of the twentieth century.

Barry Halloran, strong, clever, and passionately patriotic, who was the central character of 1972, remains central. Now a crippled photojournalist, he marries his beloved Barbara Kavanaugh, and steps back from the armed struggle. Through his work he documents the historic events that take us from the horrific aftermath of Bloody Sunday through the decades of The Troubles to the present. This is a noble conclusion to an historical mega-novel that will be read for years.

The Irish Century Novels
1916: A Novel of the Irish Rebellion
1921: The Great Novel of the Irish Civil War
1949: A Novel of the Irish Free State
1972: A Novel of Ireland's Unfinished Revolution
1999: A Novel of the Celtic Tiger and the Search for Peace

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Genre: Historical

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Hardback Editions

February 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: 1999: A Novel of the CelticTiger and the Search for Peace (Irish Century)
Author(s): Morgan Llywelyn
ISBN: 0-312-87849-4 / 978-0-312-87849-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Forge Books
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Paperback Editions

March 2009 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: 1999: A Novel of the Celtic Tiger and the Search for Peace (Irish Century)
Author(s): Morgan Llywelyn
ISBN: 0-8125-7799-X / 978-0-8125-7799-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Forge Books
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Kindle Editions

July 2010 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: 1999: A Novel of the Celtic Tiger and the Search for Peace (Irish Century Book 5)
Author(s): Morgan Llywelyn
Publisher: Forge Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU