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Trinity (1976) [Novel]
by Leon Uris Rating: Weighted - 7.5 / Average - 7.5 of 10 (2 votes) (Rate!)
Reviews: 3 (show them) Review!

Summary (From the publisher):

Trinity brilliantly re-creates Irelandís struggle for independence - a saga of glories and defeats, triumphs and tragedies - as lived by a young Catholic rebel, Conor Larkin, and the beautiful and valiant Protestant girl who defied her heritage to join herself to him and his cause. Moving from Conorís tiny Donegal village, with its close, loving family ties, its warm friendships, its fierce loyalties, to the Bogside slums of Londonderry, to the teeming port city of Belfast, Uris paints a searing portrait of a beleaguered people divided by religion and wealth. On the one side, the impoverished Catholic peasantry; on the other, the Protestant aristocracy - railroad tycoon Sir Frederick Weed and his headstrong daughter, Caroline, and the arrogant Hubble clan, landed gentry wielding tyrranical power over life and death. (from the publisher)

Original title: Trinity
Original languages: English

Quotes: 2 (show them)

Genre: FictionHistoricalEuropean


  • Easter 1916 :: text of poem by Yeats, very significant to this book, especially the last verse

Edition #1: Trinity

Trinity (1976)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Trinity does for the Irish what Exodus did for the Israelis...Uris has made the Irish cause his own and does so with a fervor, rising at times to eloquence...This is history dramatized in a series of powerful scenes." John Barkham Reviews
  • "Leon Uris is a storyteller, in a direct line from those men who sat around fires in the days before history and made the tribe more human...The story has a kind of relentless power, based on the real tragedy of Ireland, and Uris's achievement is that he has neither cheapened nor trivialized that tragedy." Pete Hamill, The New York Times Book Review
  • "Leon Uris uses history as the raw material for legend in his powerful novel, Trinity, a tale packed with romance and adventure that finally explains...just what the hell the Itish are fighting about in their endless war." Philadelphia Sunday Bulletin
  • "A remarkable book...It will be widely read, for it is birlliantly written, reveals massive and in-depth research and is a gripping and interesting story." John Hume, Hibernia Fortnightly Review
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Trinity (1983)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Bantam Books
ISBN: 055325846X
Pages: 832

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Trinity (1977)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Bantam Books
ISBN: 0553100777
Pages: 815

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