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A Storyteller's Childhood Revisited
As the author of nearly fifty children's books, including The Turf-Cutter's Donkey and the Brogeen series of novels, Patricia Lynch can rightly be called the 'godmother of Irish children's literature'. But perhaps her best work of imagination was the story she wove about her own childhood in her 1947 autobiography, A Storyteller's Childhood. Historyeye goes on the trail of the elusive family history of this well-loved children's author and suffragette.
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