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By Mark Carruthers

ISBN-10: 1907593950

ISBN-13: 9781907593956

very good. Thought-provoking. A must-read' - Belfast Telegraph 'Fascinating' - Irish occasions 'Mark Carruthers has performed whatever remarkably smart and fresh . . . a crucial e-book' - Belfast information Letter 'The top political booklet of the 12 months' - Alex Kane Ulster is an ambiguous and intricate position. With six of its 9 counties in Northern eire and 3 within the Republic of eire, it truly is might be such a lot without difficulty linked to the concerns of the previous 4 many years. it's also, despite the fact that, a spot with a wealthy literary, musical and wearing background. Its humans signify a stunning mixture of cultural identities, non secular ideologies and political allegiances. there isn't any one settled Ulster identification yet as this choice of conversations bears out, there are lots of components the place stories and ideology overlap - although humans come from very varied backgrounds and traditions. In replacement Ulsters, the broadcaster Mark Carruthers interviews a variety of high-profile writers, actors, reporters and politicians, every one of them with a permanent Ulster connection. He makes use of his finely tuned talents as an interviewer to attract every one contributor right into a own mirrored image on id. The tales and reviews that assisted in shaping and effect all the thirty-six interviewees are awarded right here in a sequence of colorful, energetic, and from time to time deeply relocating exchanges. jointly, those conversations with those that recognize where most sensible discover Ulster within the twenty-first century, revealing a freshness of idea and a richness of tradition that hardly ever make the headlines.

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