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Carolan's Concerto

(2002)
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A joyous romp full of music and magic to warm your heart as well as any fine Irish Whiskey... Ireland in the 18th century. Fervent young rebel Edward Sutler is on the run from the English redcoats and there is a price on his head. When all seems lost fate steps in and help comes from an unexpected quarter. Edward finds himself sitting by a fire beyween two old blind men - Hugh O'Connor the distiller and Denis Hempson the harper, both fond of a drink, a story and a bit of mischief. And a captive audience. Hugh begins the rollicking tale of Turlough O'Carolan, one of Ireland's best-loved harpers, whose music was said to have been a gift from the King and Queen of the Faeries. Little by little, as Denis's harp-playing and Hugh's wicked home-made whiskey start to take effect, Edward finds himself seduced by the magical life of Carolan... not to mention the feminine wiles of the distiller's pretty grand-daughter Mhairghead. But the young rebel had best be careful. If the English don't ensnare him, an intoxicating web of Irish enchantment will...

Genre: Fantasy

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January 2002 : USA Paperback
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Title: Carolan's Concerto
Author(s): Caiseal Mor
ISBN: 0-7434-2901-X / 978-0-7434-2901-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
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1999 : UK Paperback
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Title: Carolan's Concerto: A Toast to the Three Sacred Passtimes of Old Ireland - Music, Storytelling and Whiskey
Author(s): Caiseal Mor
ISBN: 0-09-183652-2 / 978-0-09-183652-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Random House
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