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The Irish File: Images from a Land of Grace By Jon Michael Riley

The Irish File: Images from a Land of Grace
by Jon Michael Riley

A collection of images of Ireland that reveals the magnificence of a country of great beauty and spirit.
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The Irish File is a stunning collection of images of Ireland that reveals the magnificence of a country whose great beauty and spirit move all who have set foot on its soil. From a lone, thin tree swaying a fierce sea wind to a statue of St Patrick watching solemnly over a tiny, ancient cemetery, from a white enamel bowl tinged by a dim afternoon light flowing through lace curtains to a Connemara mare slowly ambling through a barren field with her newborn foal, Riley's work captures the many facets of Ireland: its mystical nature, incredible landscape, and rich historical and religious culture. Just as Riley reveals the majesty of Ireland through photography, so too does acclaimed writer Nuala O'Faolain unveil its subtle poetry through words. With an introduction by O'Faolain as well as literary excerpts from other well-known Irish writers, this sublime volume is a visual and literary treasure that is as captivating as the country it portrays.

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Sku
GOR005963267
Title
The Irish File: Images from a Land of Grace
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Hardback
Publisher
Thames & Hudson Ltd
Year published
Number of pages
176
ISBN 10
0500542554
ISBN 13
9780500542552
Prizes
N/A
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