Firefly Summer (Thorndike Famous Authors)

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While he spent most of his early years on the British stage, occasionally taking minor roles in equally forgettable films, his 40s saw a career crossroads, his work in commercial properties like The Last Action Hero and Six Degrees of Separation leading to his current trek through Tolkien territory. MacNeill’s position – although often criticised by republicans due to his countermanding order (which prevented the mobilisation of the rebels on Easter Sunday) – was astute He opposed co-operation with the British war-effort, but also opposed a rebellion without popular support.

Pages: 943

Publisher: Thorndike Press (August 2007)

ISBN: 0786297751

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