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|Subject||The Great Famine in Ireland, 1845–1849|
|Publisher||Hamish Hamilton (UK)|
Harper and Row (US)
|Media type||Print (Hardcover & Paperback)|
The British broadcaster and journalist Robert Kee described it as, "A masterpiece of the historian's art." Historian Denis Brogan said that it was "A moving and terrible book. It combines great literary power with great learning. It explains much in modern Ireland – and in modern America."
- These quotes are from the Penguin edition of The Great Hunger: Ireland 1845-1849, 1962.