Audiobook: Some Experiences of an Irish R.M.
- Download 01 Great-Uncle McCarthy audio
- Download 02 In the Curranhilty Country audio
- Download 03 Trinket's Colt audio
- Download 04 The Waters of Strife audio
- Download 05 Lisheen Races, Second Hand audio
- Download 06 Philippa's Fox-Hunt audio
- Download 07 A Misdeal audio
- Download 08 The Holy Island audio
- Download 09 The Policy of the Closed Door audio
- Download 10 The House of Fahy audio
- Download 11 Occasional Licenses audio
- Download 12 Oh Love! Oh Fire! audio
This is the first of three novels which Edith Somerville and her cousin Violet Martin wrote about the English Major Sinclair Yates who leaves the army to take up a position of Resident Magistrate in the West of Ireland in about 1895. The tales tell in a humorous way of his struggles with a new job, new culture, and with his landlord and neighbour Mr. ‘Flurry’ Knox whose prime, if not only, interest is in hunting, which forms the background to all the stories. Miss Somerville was herself the first woman anywhere to become an M.F.H.
(Summary by A.J.M.)
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