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An account of the spiritual, intellectual, and material lives of early monks who lived at the edge of the world. Appealing-both an engaging travelogue and a splendid history of early Irish monasticism. James Charles Roy takes us to the desolate Irish islands of Inishmurray and Inishkea and the Scottish island of Iona, as he explores the roots of Celtic Christianity-A marvelous achievement-and wonderful entertainment""-Book-of-the-Month Club News. ""These islands are here visited both intellectually and physically by a writer who is both erudite and insightful.""-Brian Moore. 1994, biblio, index, maps notes, 32 photos, 320pp.,
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'Islands of Storm' is about travel, a visitor's impressions of two remote, deserted islands off the coast of western Ireland, namely Inishmurray and Inbishkea North, and one in Scotland, the famous Iona. It is also about Celtic Christianity.About the Author:
Roy is author of several book of travel and history.
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Book Description Dufour Editions, 1991. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110802312934
Book Description Dufour Editions, 1991. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0802312934