Fiction Books:


Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Here are some other products you might consider...




Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Sorrows by Randy Lee Eickhoff
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order


The Ulster Cycle continues, following on the footsteps of the highly acclaimed The Raid and The Feast. The Sorrow's includes three stories which symbolically portray Ireland's cultural heritage. The first story, "The Fate of the Children of Tuirenn, " is a tragic one in which three brothers must pay a "blood-fine" for murdering an enemy of their clan. The tale reflects the great sorrow of Ireland's civil war. "The Fate of the Children of Lir" tells of an evil stepmother who transforms her four stepchildren into swans. After nine hundred years they are released from their fate, symbolic of the triumph of Christianity over paganism and the tragedy of the Irish being driven from their homeland. The final story, "The Fate of the Children of Uisliu, " introduces us to Conchobor, the Red Branch King, as he forces the young yet strong-willed Deirdre to be his wife just as England sought to force the Irish into servitude. Filled with adventure and tragedy, The Sorrows provides another insightful look into Ireland's past through three of its most enduring tales.
Release date NZ
June 30th, 2015
Country of Publication
United States
St Martin's Press
Product ID

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 336 Banana Points