Dunne Family

4 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 129 ratings

Annie Dunne Summary

Annie Dunne and her cousin Sarah live and work on a small farm in a remote and beautiful part of Wicklow in late 1950s Ireland. 

All about them, a way of life is about to disappear. Like two old rooks, they hold to their life, cherishing everything. When Annie's nephew and his wife are set to go to London, their two small children are brought down to spend the summer with them. A summer of adventure, pain, delight and ultimately epiphany unfolds for both the children and their elderly caretakers.

©2002 Sebastian Barry (P)2017 W.F. Howes Ltd
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  • Book 1

    • Annie Dunne

    • By: Sebastian Barry
    • Narrated by: Caroline Lennon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Annie Dunne and her cousin Sarah live and work on a small farm in a remote and beautiful part of Wicklow in late 1950s Ireland. All about them, a way of life is about to disappear. Like two old rooks, they hold to their life, cherishing everything. When Annie's nephew and his wife are set to go to London, their two small children are brought down to spend the summer with them. A summer of adventure, pain, delight and ultimately epiphany unfolds for both the children and their elderly caretakers.

    Regular price: £16.99

  • Book 2

    • A Long Long Way

    • By: Sebastian Barry
    • Narrated by: John Cormack
    • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    With acclaimed works like The Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty, Irish author Sebastian Barry has earned a reputation as a "master storyteller" ( The Wall Street Journal). In A Long Long Way he has created an unforgettable portrait of the horrors of war through the story of Willie Dunne, a young man who leaves his native Dublin in 1914 to join the Allies on the Western Front.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • A master story teller ruined

    • By Amanda on 24-07-09

    Regular price: £23.80

  • Book 3

    • On Canaan's Side

    • By: Sebastian Barry
    • Narrated by: Grainne Gillis
    • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 36

    At once epic and intimate, the story of Lilly Bere unfurls as she tries to make sense of the sorrows and troubles of her life and of the people whose lives she has touched. Spanning nearly seven decades, from Dublin at the end of the First World War to Lilly's life in the new world of America, it is a novel of memory, war, family ties, and love.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautifully written story

    • By Declan on 25-08-11

    Regular price: £15.69