Dusk: A Novel

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These failures showed Irish radicals that armed rebellion against the British was unlikely to succeed: they needed to find another path to freedom. Numerous colonial towns created in this period were named in honor of William Pitt and John Wilkes, two popular English Parliamentarians who opposed George III. Modern British and Irish Art Evening Sale, London Christie’s Modern British and Irish Art Evening Sale realised £18,973,000 / $29,749,664 / €26,505,281, with strong sell-through rates of 80% by lot and 88% by value.

Pages: 323

Publisher: Paw Prints 2008-06-26; Reprint edition (June 26, 2008)

ISBN: 1439501246

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