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10 thoughts on “Exit Unicorns

  1. liirogue liirogue says:

    I m really torn about this book In many ways, it is on the cusp of being a masterpiece The prose is absolutely beautiful The characters are unique and interesting I also learned a lot I knew almost nothing about the Irish civil war before this But this badly needs editing It is simply way too long Pages and pages are spent with no advancement of the plot I very nearly gave up several times out of boredom So I am very hesitant to recommend this book It s a good book if you have the pa I m really torn about this book In many ways, it is on the cusp of being a masterpiece The prose is absolutely beautiful The characters are unique and interesting I also learned a lot I knew almost nothing about the Irish civil war before this But this badly needs editing It is simply way too long Pages and pages are spent with no advancement of the plot I very nearly gave up several times out of boredom So I am very hesitant to recommend this book It s a good book if you have the patience for it


  2. Deborah Deborah says:

    I will begin with what is great about these three books The history of the Irish fight for independence and against British oppression is well researched and written I felt the pain of the Irish, and the need to fight generation after generation for justice The nonfiction part of this book doesn t fair as well The author had a difficult time keeping track of characters They lost focus as the story progressed, and I didn t know who they were by the time the story ended Also, characters were I will begin with what is great about these three books The history of the Irish fight for independence and against British oppression is well researched and written I felt the pain of the Irish, and the need to fight generation after generation for justice The nonfiction part of this book doesn t fair as well The author had a difficult time keeping track of characters They lost focus as the story progressed, and I didn t know who they were by the time the story ended Also, characters were introduced, such as Jamie s American friend Jessica, as if they would be part of the story, then just disappeared without a trace There were unimportant side trips as well so why was the Arabic transcript given to the old Jewish clock maker And why did we need to have a interlude of an elderly woman who had loved one man, and made love with his son And why was Jamie introduced as if he had magic around him, then never have that tied to anything magical again None of these side stories added to the story at the center of the revolution I kept thinking that Ms Brandner wanted to write six different books about six different characters, but chose to cram all the stories into this one series.With a good editor, this series could be great Cut out the side trips, focus on the revolution and the characters at its core and this would be a series well worth reading


  3. Melodie Melodie says:

    I am hooked I adore historical fiction, love a good romance This has it all Ireland in all it s glory, with it s romantic and bloody history is the focus of this book It has languished on my kindle forever.Why History is front and center throughout The book starts in the year 1968 The era of the IRA I lived through that time watching the stormy images from the safety of my living room stateside I watched,tried to understand but never really got it I do now Mysterious, beautiful,murd I am hooked I adore historical fiction, love a good romance This has it all Ireland in all it s glory, with it s romantic and bloody history is the focus of this book It has languished on my kindle forever.Why History is front and center throughout The book starts in the year 1968 The era of the IRA I lived through that time watching the stormy images from the safety of my living room stateside I watched,tried to understand but never really got it I do now Mysterious, beautiful,murderous,funny characters abound Pamela,Casey,Jamie and Pat have taken over my heart I am invested Time lines are fluid,the reader must pay attention Trust me, it s not hard It has been a long while since I read something that so thoroughly charmed and intrigued me I was a quarter way through the book and already recommending it to friends as a must read The prose is lyrical, magical This is number one in a four book series.In a while, I ll dive into number two Excellant


  4. Diana Bustamante Diana Bustamante says:

    Normally, I rate books without writing a review but Exit Unicorns needs my comments This was one of the most maddeningly inconsistent books that I have read all the way through This is the beginning of a trilogy dealing with Ireland in the late 60 s I remember many of these events well although I do not claim to really know Irish history I have many friends who lived them however I felt that the book began slowly and when it finally picked up for me the author veered off to many pages of Normally, I rate books without writing a review but Exit Unicorns needs my comments This was one of the most maddeningly inconsistent books that I have read all the way through This is the beginning of a trilogy dealing with Ireland in the late 60 s I remember many of these events well although I do not claim to really know Irish history I have many friends who lived them however I felt that the book began slowly and when it finally picked up for me the author veered off to many pages of exposition on the history of Christianity only finally connecting it to the history of Ireland I read somewhere that this was self published and if so, it explains the woeful lack of editing At least 100 pages could have been cut or revised to make the story flow much better Sadly, the author s style is quite lyrical and poetic unlike the rather dry factual info she includes I see that many reviewers loved this and the next two books Perhaps, the unedited material did not bother them Will I read the next book Maybe, I did enjoy the characters but maybe not because there are so many wonderfully written and edited books on my TBR shelves


  5. Ria Ria says:

    The author weaves a beautiful tale of love, loss, and life in 1960s Ireland The devil is perhaps in the details Brandner is a wordsmith She writes in such depth and detail that you can almost believe you are there with the characters HoweverIt s the same detailing that almost made me give up reading At times I felt that the plot would surely never pick up but I kept plodding through fascinated by the intrigue I m glad I did About half way through the plot did pick up and it was unputdo The author weaves a beautiful tale of love, loss, and life in 1960s Ireland The devil is perhaps in the details Brandner is a wordsmith She writes in such depth and detail that you can almost believe you are there with the characters HoweverIt s the same detailing that almost made me give up reading At times I felt that the plot would surely never pick up but I kept plodding through fascinated by the intrigue I m glad I did About half way through the plot did pick up and it was unputdownable from then on.To reviewers comparing her to other authors Cindy Brandner is a great writer in her own right There is no need to keep comparing her to other authors Enjoy her work for what it is her work.Bottom line It takes a while for the plot to advance but stick with it and you won t be disappointed


  6. Rachel Rachel says:

    Amazing history, characters and emotions It s a long one which are my favorite types of books It is the second time I read it and it was better the second time Definitely PG 13 for violence etc since it is about life during the IRA in Ireland but it is fascinating It also starts off a little weird but stick with it and you will learn a lot about Ireland and the emotions behind the resistance.


  7. Carol Carol says:

    You have got to either really be interested, or have someone that was invested first hand in the period known as The Troubles to really appreciate this book My grandparents were gone from Ireland by 1968 when the horror flared up again, but the family my gram left behind was still there in the thick of it While the writing is excellent I believe the author tries too hard to make it into a love story using the political religious situation as a backdrop but it just doesn t work if you spent e You have got to either really be interested, or have someone that was invested first hand in the period known as The Troubles to really appreciate this book My grandparents were gone from Ireland by 1968 when the horror flared up again, but the family my gram left behind was still there in the thick of it While the writing is excellent I believe the author tries too hard to make it into a love story using the political religious situation as a backdrop but it just doesn t work if you spent everyday watching someone you love try to deal with what was happening with the people and land that she loved I believe I would have liked the bookif I hadn t had this situation I gave it 3 stars it s well written and I certainly would encourage you to read it if you don t carry this excess baggage


  8. Laura Laura says:

    I found this book alternately beautiful, compelling, and frustrating Cindy Brandner is without a doubt a gifted writer I loved the telling detail of her characters and the breadth of the history she incorporated However, at times she went off on confusing tangents, dropped characters, inserted magical reality that went nowhere, and overloaded me with description Parts of the book I feel priviledged to have read, and others I would cut if I were her editor So, I recommend this book if you ar I found this book alternately beautiful, compelling, and frustrating Cindy Brandner is without a doubt a gifted writer I loved the telling detail of her characters and the breadth of the history she incorporated However, at times she went off on confusing tangents, dropped characters, inserted magical reality that went nowhere, and overloaded me with description Parts of the book I feel priviledged to have read, and others I would cut if I were her editor So, I recommend this book if you are willing to put up with some meandering in return for some truly gorgeous storytelling


  9. Jen Webster Jen Webster says:

    The story begins in the spring of 1968 in Belfast, Ireland, at the start of a long conflict between the Catholics and the Protestants known as The Troubles Though The Troubles is but a small glimpse into a multi century old conflict between the British and the Irish, it started before I was born, so I was not aware of this part of Ireland s bloody past The stars of this phenomenal series are James Kirkpatrick, Pamela O Flaherty, Casey Riordan, Patrick Riordan, and a host of very memorable char The story begins in the spring of 1968 in Belfast, Ireland, at the start of a long conflict between the Catholics and the Protestants known as The Troubles Though The Troubles is but a small glimpse into a multi century old conflict between the British and the Irish, it started before I was born, so I was not aware of this part of Ireland s bloody past The stars of this phenomenal series are James Kirkpatrick, Pamela O Flaherty, Casey Riordan, Patrick Riordan, and a host of very memorable characters that you will not soon forget.Through their stories, I ve learned about history, passion, strength, but most of all true and ardent love for one s country Get ready to experience everything from laughter to tears, anger to sorrow this book brings all the feels.I first read Exit Unicorns in 2014 and then again when the audiobook came out in 2017 Cindy Brandner is a master storyteller Her vivid writing transports her readers through beautifully written prose, giving the reader a deeper,personal experience I hear the wind and smell the moss each time I open her books.I was certain I couldn t love a story anythan I already do, but it is so very possible The narrator, Gary Furlong, does an excellent job of bringing anew each character to life Though Pamela is still not all that I hope for, she s grown on me Gary makes up for her with all the other characters Some characters are so spot on that it s scary His interpretation through narration leaves me mind blown You know a narrator does his job well when you re laughing out loud so much that your kid looks at you oddly If you have a passion for all things Irish, then this is a series you cannot afford to miss It is bloody brilliant This is a book trailer that I made for Cindy with her permission.Enjoy


  10. Margaret G. Margaret G. says:

    This book teeters on the edge of magnificent, in my view It started a bit slowly, but I plowed ahead, as there were so many wonderful reviews I m glad I did The characters are memorable and engaging, with Casey being the most well drawn, in my opinion I was a bit confused by an early section which seemed to imbue Jamie with magical powers what s up with that and there is a sense of the magical that hovers around Pamela, as well It is no mean feat for an author to make a sympathetic chara This book teeters on the edge of magnificent, in my view It started a bit slowly, but I plowed ahead, as there were so many wonderful reviews I m glad I did The characters are memorable and engaging, with Casey being the most well drawn, in my opinion I was a bit confused by an early section which seemed to imbue Jamie with magical powers what s up with that and there is a sense of the magical that hovers around Pamela, as well It is no mean feat for an author to make a sympathetic character out of a leader of one of the most controversial and violent organizations of recent memory IRA but Cindy Brandner manages it, getting to the motivation behind Casey s choices I want to know sensitive, damaged Pat better, and was glad that something good finally seemed to be happening to him.As others have mentioned, this book would have benefited from some serious editing Cindy Brandner is a writer of formidable talent, but there was, in parts, just too much of a good thing I am preparing to read the second book in the series now and cannot wait to see what happens next to these characters


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Exit Unicorns [Reading] ➼ Exit Unicorns By Cindy Brandner – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk In this sweeping and powerful epic the journey begins in the terrible beauty of Northern Ireland during a time when conflict reigns and no one is spared from tragedy and sorrow, the time known as The In this sweeping and powerful epic the journey begins in the terrible beauty of Northern Ireland during a time when conflict reigns and no one is spared from tragedy and sorrow, the time known as The Troubles It is the spring ofin Belfast and James Kirkpatrick has just lost his father under suspicious circumstances, Casey Riordan is released from prison after five years and Pamela O Flaherty has crossed an ocean and a lifetime of memories to find the man she fell in love with as a little girl All three lives are on a collision course with each other against the backdrop of the burgeoning civil rights movement and a nation on the brink of revolution They come from disparate backgrounds Jamie a wealthy aristocrat whose life is like an imperfect but multi faceted jewel brilliant, flawed and with a glitter that is designed to distract the observer Casey, a card carrying member of the Irish Republican Army, who must face the fact that five years away has left him a stranger, a misfit in his own neighborhood where not everyone is sympathetic to a convicted rebel Pamela, who has come to Ireland in search of a memory and a man who may not have existed in the first place Through it all runs the ribbon of a love story love of country, the beginning love of two people unable to resist the pull of each other regardless of the cost to themselves and those around them, and the selfless love of one man who no longer believes himself capable of such emotion It is an electrifying tale of a people divided by religion and politics, a tale of love and danger, of triumph and tragedy Ultimately it is the story of that terrible beauty herself Ireland and how nation is bound to one s identity, woven into the weft of all we become.

    Exit Unicorns PDF/EPUB Ê Paperback a convicted rebel Pamela, who has come to Ireland in search of a memory and a man who may not have existed in the first place Through it all runs the ribbon of a love story love of country, the beginning love of two people unable to resist the pull of each other regardless of the cost to themselves and those around them, and the selfless love of one man who no longer believes himself capable of such emotion It is an electrifying tale of a people divided by religion and politics, a tale of love and danger, of triumph and tragedy Ultimately it is the story of that terrible beauty herself Ireland and how nation is bound to one s identity, woven into the weft of all we become."/>
  • Paperback
  • 500 pages
  • Exit Unicorns
  • Cindy Brandner
  • English
  • 26 September 2019
  • 075966661X

About the Author: Cindy Brandner

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