Kathleen Clarke: Revolutionary Woman

  • Title: Kathleen Clarke: Revolutionary Woman
  • Author: Kathleen Clarke Helen Litton
  • ISBN: 9781847170590
  • Page: 388
  • Format: Paperback
  • Kathleen Clarke Revolutionary Woman Kathleen Clarke was a political activist and wife of Tom Clarke first signatory of the Easter Proclamation Her story is one of incredible personal courage and commitment and an authentic account
    Kathleen Clarke was a political activist and wife of Tom Clarke, first signatory of the Easter 1916 Proclamation Her story is one of incredible personal courage and commitment and an authentic account of the turbulent times and the famous people who shaped the future of Ireland.

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    1. Kathleen Clarke was a political activist and wife of Tom Clarke, the first signatory of the Easter 1916 Proclamation She knew and worked with many of the major figures in modern Irish history, like Eamon De Valera, Michael Collins, Padraig Pearse and James Connolly.


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    1. I received a free copy of this book from O’Brien Press in exchange for an honest review.Kathleen Clarke is more often known as ‘just’ the wife of Irish 1916 Easter Rising leader Thomas Clarke but she was so much more than that. In this book, a memoir written by Kathleen herself and edited by her grandniece Helen Litton, Clarke tells her story from early childhood in a Fenian family, to marrying a man and helping to change the course of Irish history.I thought this book was just so, so inte [...]

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    2. Fascinating firsthand story from an impressive rebel woman. Very inspiring how principled she was. I found her writing varied from dry and factual to silly and anecdotal with little warning or transition, which made it a bit of a roller coaster when trying to focus. A background knowledge in Irish history is essential for full understanding though the footnotes are quite helpful.

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