Ireland: A Concise History from the Twelfth Century to the Present Day

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Paul Johnson

Narrated By: Wanda McCaddon

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: August 2011

Duration: 8 hours 7 minutes


Ireland is inarguably a beautiful, enchanted place. But its history is more turbulent, fascinating, and terrible than any other. From the first English presence in Ireland in the twelfth century, through siege, rebellion, and civil war, to Irish ascendancy, home rule, and the present-day troubles, bestselling author Paul Johnson tells, with remarkable clarity and concision, the compelling story of this most remarkable island.

"A lively, intelligent, sometimes provocative but always stimulating account of Ireland from the twelfth century to our own...."-Sunday Telegraph



    Was a bit long winded and I became lost a few times. Decent read. Somewhat boring.