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The Yeats Trilogy

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Creative Writing: Excerpts, WB Yeats, Maud Gonne, Iseult Gonne

Friday Fiction: Sneak Peek of my Forthcoming Novel: Dancing In The Wind

Excerpt from: Dancing In the Wind: Chapter 3 The story so far: Having rejected, and been rejected by, the poet WB Yeats, Maud Gonne has decided to marry another. In this extract, she breaks the news to her daughter Iseult, whom she has placed in a convent so she can work on her Irish political activist projects. The story is narrated by Rosie Cross, an Irish working woman with various links to the Gonnes. Now Read On: ~~~ Soeur Therese is a simple Auvergnat, seven years older than Iseult, and not much taller. The poor girl has a trio of…

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