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The Killing of Major Denis Mahon: A Mystery of Old Ireland

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The Killing of Major Denis Mahon: A Mystery of Old Ireland - Duffy, Peter, LLB
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At the height of the Irish Famine, now considered the greatest social disaster to strike nineteenth-century Europe, Anglo-Irish landlord Major Denis Mahon was assassinated as he drove his carriage through his property in County Roscommon. Mahon had already removed 3,000 of his 12,000 starving tenants by offering some passage to America aboard disease-ridden "coffin ships," giving others a pound or two to leave peaceably, and sending the sheriff to evict the rest. His murder sparked a sensation and drove many of the world's ...

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The Killing of Major Denis Mahon: A Mystery of Old Ireland 2008, Harper Perennial

ISBN-13: 9780060840518

Trade paperback

The Killing of Major Denis Mahon: A Mystery of Old Ireland 2007, Harper, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060840501

Hardcover