posted 2 Aug 2012, 05:06 by Oscar Duggan
updated 7 Jul 2013, 14:36
All this weekend, until Monday, included among the hundreds of Kindle editions available to download for free on Amazon are these intriguing titles:
A Woeful Tale
by Derrick Cranpole
. A volume of poems and sketches from the man who is generally regarded as the conscience and voice of seafarers and coastal communities. Cranpole has been described as "a man fond of a bit of ironic, sometimes blunt poetry or ditties." (Tom MacSweeney, Marine Times
Charles, the Maiden and the Ogre
by Sorcha Duggan
. Fiction. A modern day fairy tale. It's a story of love, chivalry, honour with humour aplenty. A book that will appeal to young and old alike; especially those who are young at heart and everyone who believes in happy endings.
I Want to Really Learn about Horses
by TJ Gillespie
. Non Fiction. This is a must-read for any horse enthusiast, experienced and novice alike. TJ Gillespie (aka Tom na gCapaillín) shares his unique experience of working with horses in this easy-to-follow volume with illustrations and diagrams throughout.
The Tobacco Fields of Meath
by Liam Nevin
. Non Fiction. Fascinating account of the Randlestown experiment at the turn of the 20th century, which is based on first-hand testimony. Local people employing innovative methods to stave off the hardship associated with chronic unemployment and mass emigration.
Kindle books are very versatile and allow you to read anywhere - ideal for when you are travelling. Of course you will need a Kindle device to read them on. But don't worry if you don't already own one: you can also download for free any one of the Kindle Apps
which are specially adapted for your phone, laptop, tablet, PC, etc.
Printed editions of all these titles are also available to buy online
from The Manuscript Publisher