Books of the year: The best literary stocking-fillers this festive season
Which books should you buy for family and friends this Christmas? Andrew Lynch picks out the history, political, sports and current affairs titles of the year
The Seven: The Lives and Legacies of the Founding Fathers of the Irish Republic
By Ruth Dudley Edwards, Oneworld Publications €25.25
The young Pádraig Pearse spoke with a part-Birmingham accent courtesy of his English father and sang God Save The Queen after dinner. Ruth Dudley Edwards’ joint biography of the Easter Rising leaders is full of such unexpected details, showing that these nationalist saints were much more complex than many historians...
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