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Alice Taylor worked as a telephonist in Killarney and Bandon. She moved to Innishannon where she ran a guesthouse. From there she ran a supermarket and a post office. To School Through the Fields became a phenomenal success in Ireland in 1988. It was the biggest selling book ever published in Ireland Quench the Lamp was also successful, as were other sequels, such as The Village, Country Days and The Night Before Christmas. Taylor has garnered her ear for a story from her experiences with people in her various occupations..

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Quench the Lamp

To School Through the Fields

The House of Memories

Quench the Lamp

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Book Review:

This is the story of a changing time when rural Ireland quenched the oil lamp, removed the poe from under the bed and threw the black pots and iron kettles under the hedge

Book Condition:
Slight wear to covers otherwise Very Good Copy
Brandon Paperback 1990
Book Weight: 195g

Book Type:
Irish Interest
ISBN 865221122

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To School Through the Fields

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Lisnasheoga was the nest from which we learned to fly. An icy clad farmhouse surrounded by trees, it stood on the sunny side of a sloping hill at the foot of which the Darigle river curved its way through goldfurzed inches to disappear under a stony bridge into the woods beyond.Irish Interest. History.

Book Condition:
Slight wear to covers otherwise Good Copy
Brandon Paperback 1998 Reprint
Book Weight: 150g

Book Type:
Irish Interest
ISBN 0863220991

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The House of Memories

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This is the sequel to Woman of the House and Across the River. Following the unlamented death of his brutish father, Danny tries to rescue the family farm from ruin.

Book Condition:
Some wear to covers and slight warping to first 20 pages otherwise Good Reader 450g
Brandon Paperback 2005 Large Format
Book Weight: 450g

Book Type:
Irish Fiction
ISBN 0863223451

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