Rebels and Informers by Oliver Knox
Stirrings of Irish Independence

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As 1998 marks the bicentennial of the first Irish independence movement, Oliver Knox looks at the movement's heroes and villains, and at the similarities and differences between the situations then and now. Drawing on the journals and letters of the four principal rebels, Knox brings these leaders vividly before us as they experience conspiracies, trials, betrayals, wild Atlantic crossings, the ironic perceptions of well-rewarded informers, and terrible, drawn-out deaths.

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Oliver Knox was formerly the director of publications at The Center for Policy Studies. A freelance writer and reporter, he lives in West Cork.
Published January 1, 1997 by John Murray Publishers Ltd. 320 pages
Genres: History, Travel, Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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As revolution broke out in Ireland, both revolutionaries died, Fitzgerald from a gunshot wound and Tone, in prison, by his own hand.

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