There’s more to see...
Sign up to discover and save different things to try in 2015.
Visit Site
  • Kate Gates

    My favourite book - it was life-changing. Anyone who thinks they are poor needs to read this book.

  • Nancy Riley

    Angela's Ashes "When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all. It was, of course, a miserable childhood: the happy childhood is hardly worth your while. Worse than the ordinary miserable childhood is the miserable Irish childhood, and worse yet is the miserable Irish Catholic childhood." So begins the luminous memoir of Frank McCourt

  • Mt St Michael's College Library

    Irish. Angela's Ashes. sad, funny, bittersweet memoir of growing up in New York in the 30s and in Ireland in the 40s. It is a story of extreme hardship and suffering, in Brooklyn tenements and Limerick slums -- too many children, too little money, his mother Angela barely coping as his father Malachy's drinking bouts constantly brings the family to the brink of disaster.

  • Jeni Olivera

    a memoir well written and worth reading