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Review: St. Patrick of Ireland: A Biography

User Review  - Marge - Goodreads

I really liked this book. It separated fact from myth of this great Irish bishop of British origin. The author gives the reader a good feel for the life of Patrick in the 5th century. The author has interesting insight into early Christianity and life in early Ireland. Read full review

Review: St. Patrick of Ireland: A Biography

User Review  - Joshua D. - Goodreads

Phillip Freeman's biography of St Patrick helps us to know the reality from the legend when it comes to Ireland's patron saint. Lots of great historical background without being dry, direct engagement ... Read full review

Review: St. Patrick of Ireland: A Biography

User Review  - Dave Maddock - Goodreads

Freeman does what he can with what little evidence he has. Out of necessity, there is a fair amount of "probably X" and "might have Y" herein, but it is engagingly written. I am particularly glad that ... Read full review

Review: St. Patrick of Ireland: A Biography

User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

A good basic outline… very well done! Read full review

Review: St. Patrick of Ireland: A Biography

User Review  - Marilyn - Goodreads

I read this book and found it fascinating just before a recent trip to Ireland. I read it again after the trip to get all the details firmly in my mind. There is so much to learn about the past. Read full review

Review: St. Patrick of Ireland: A Biography

User Review  - Charlotte - Goodreads

The author's tone got a little tired after a while, but I loved the historical context we were given. Read full review

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