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Michael Collins was one of the most charismatic figures to emerge during the struggles for the. The movie starring Liam Neeson is a good place to start but read this if you want to learn about the life of the most charismatic figure in the tempestuous modern history of Ireland While undoubtedly a conflicted hero Michael Collins exhibited a passion and commitment second to none

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Michael Collins A Life

Independence of Ireland This biography charts the dramatic rise of the country boy who became. Very well researched A little meandering in narrative An excellent portrait of Michael Collins and a brief history of Ireland

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Head of the Free State and commander in chief of the army before his death in 1922 aged only. The author does a yoeman s job of presenting Michael Collins life as a fighter for Irish independence in the early 1920s From the Easter Rising through the Troubles to his death Michel Collins worked steadfastly for what he thought was in the best interest of his countrymen Even those who did not agree with his support of the Treaty respected admired and loved him As the author points out it is a tragedy that he was killed as had he lived it is entirely possible that peace would have come to Ireland and the north and south would have been rejoinedIn order to put names and faces into a clearer understanding of events I suggest checking out on DVD the movie of Michael Collins starring Liam Neeson


10 thoughts on “Michael Collins A Life

  1. says:

    Ironically Michael Collins spent almost a third of his short life working in England He lived there with his sister and they both worked for the British Civil Service Intrigued by the movie by the same name I decided to read this biography The influence of Michael's sister was crucial As a youngster he had thought of becoming an engineer but Hannah steered him to groups of Irish patriots who celebrated the traditional ethnic roots London a

  2. says:

    Actually it's 35 stars A competently researched and written biography of Michael CollinsCollins was one of the leaders of the Irish rebels during the Irish Rebellion against British rule following World War One and then one the leaders of Ireland until his death in 1922 In 2013 Collins is still a divisive figure to many I was able to read it without any political or emotional baggage hindering my reading expe

  3. says:

    The movie starring Liam Neeson is a good place to start but read this if you want to learn about the life of the most charismatic figure in the tempestuous modern history of Ireland While undoubtedly a conflicted hero Mich

  4. says:

    First biography have read as regards Michael Collins found it informative and very readable with the facts cleverly mixed with the build of his personality and characterFound out he was only born about 20 kilomteres from me and he died about 20 kilometres from my family home

  5. says:

    What could have should have been A sad ending to a brilliant man

  6. says:

    Very well researched A little meandering in narrative An excellent portrait of Michael Collins and a brief history of Irela

  7. says:

    Straightforward biography of the iconic Irish leader

  8. says:

    The author does a yoeman's job of presenting Michael Collins' life as a fighter for Irish independence in the early 1920s From the Easter Rising through the Troubles to his death Michel Collins worked steadfastly for what he thought was in the best interest of his countrymen Even those who did not agree with his support of the Treaty respect

  9. says:

    A good account of Collins life and death but as with Mackay's biography on Burns this book's credibility will suffer because of the substantia

  10. says:

    Liked getting a history of Ireland as it sought its independence Found the material a little dry at times

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