Katie's War A Story of the Irish Civil War
Written by Aubrey Flegg
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Katie's War A Story of the Irish Civil War by Aubrey FleggWhen Katie's father returns from the Great War, he is shell-shocked, his personality destroyed. Now, four years later he has more or less recovered, but another war is breaking out, this time at home in Ireland. The Treaty with the British has been signed by Michael Collins, but many disagree with it and want to continue the war for full independence. The country is on the brink of civil war. There are divided loyalties in Kate's family, and she has to choose whom she will support. Finally, she and the Welsh boy Dafydd make a bold plan to destroy an arms cache!
- The Gay Byrne Show 'Well written and entertaining; it also gives an authentic historical perspective on the time
'the writing is resonant and strong ... the gripping climax is compelling reading'
's Books in Ireland Children's Books in Ireland 'A dramatic book, full of history and action ... 10 out of 10.'
's review - The Wicklow People'
About the Author
More books by Aubrey Flegg
1st October 1997
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