Source: "The Irish famine, scene at the gate of the work-house", (Ridpath, 1907.)
Bridie’s Fire vividly recreates the era of Ireland during the potato famine and early colonial Victoria. (Kirsty Murray, n.d.)
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Dublin, Famine, Gold rush, Historical fiction #, Immigration, Laissez-faire, Moralism, Potato blight, Providence, Refugee, Whig
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Kirsty Murray discusses the history and ideas behind her quartet of Australian historical fiction "Children of the Wind". (Murray, 2010)
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