120 pp; paperback: ISBN 978 1 911363 22 4
Driſters in search of work, George and his childlike friend Lennie, have nothing in the world except the clothes on their back — and a dream that one day they will have some land of their own. Eventually they find work on a ranch in California’s Salinas Valley, but their hopes are dashed as Lennie — struggling against extreme cruelty, misunderstanding and feelings of jealousy — becomes a victim of his own strength.
"Tá cuma iontach ar an leabhar .... Ghin Ó Monacháin saothar as an nua, atá idir Ghaelach agus Ultach, sa leagan breá seo de Ar Luch agus ar Dhuine." — Pádraig Fhia Ó Mathúna, COMHAR.
"Ciarraí, 1923. Ar bharr an choma thuas chas sé agus d'fhéach sé thar n-ais. Bhí sí fós ann, le hais an tobair, is a buicéidín aici is í ag féachaint suas air. D'fhéach sí beag, leochaileach, uaigneach. Thuig sé na trí rud san go maith. Ní raibh sé riamh
A collection of great speeches — in Irish and in translation — from Socrates and Pericles to Ó Cadhain, Martin Luther King and De Valera. From the beginnings of history public oration has been a powerful means of communication. There is power in the publicly spoken word. Speeches have been used for many reasons —to provoke people to action, to right wrongs, to battle tyranny, to spread love. This book contains a collection of the best speeches collected by Aibhistín Ó Duibh.