Michael Mullen
Michael Mullen - Irish Writer, Children's Author and Teacher

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The Works of Michael Mullen

  1. Magus the Lollipop Man. , Edinburgh, Scotland. 1981.  do. Wolfhound Press, Dublin, Ireland , 1983
     
  2. Sea Wolves from the North, Canongate, Edinburgh, Wolfhound, Dublin 1982. Deals with the books of Kells and the Viking long ships
     
  3. Barney the Hedgehog, Children/s Press Dublin.1988 a children’s book on the environment.
     
  4. The Viking Princess....Poolbeg Press....Dublin 1988…….the real battle of Clontarf and the Irish factions involved.
     
  5. The Little Drummer Boy ....Poolbeg Press ..Dublin. 1989….the Battle of the Boyne as each side marches towards the fatal encounter.
     
  6. The Caravan ....Poolbeg ...Dublin...1990…. a cultural journey of a family from a faceless estate in Dublin to their home in Connemara.
     
  7. The Long March ....Poolbeg....Dublin 1990……the March of O Sullivan Beare. One thousand set out on the winter journey and only 35 arrive at Leitrim.
     
  8. The Flight of the Earls....Poolbeg...1991…. based on the diary of the O Neills, the work of Padraic de Barra and the late Cardinal O Fiach ( Imeacht na n-Iarlai) plus later letters of O Neill from Escorial in Spain.Reprinted 1992
     
  9. The Four Masters....Poolbeg....1992….the alternative history of Ireland, the manner in which the manuscript was written, the clerical and secular scribes involved in the work on the pleasant banks of the Drowes River.
     
  10. Marcus the School Mouse....Poolbeg ....1993 ….a humourous novel.
     
  11. The first Christmas .....Poolbeg ....1993……the real story, factual accounts based on archaeology and recent information
     
  12. To Hell or Connaught....Poolbeg ...1994….the deportation of 1000 Irish families into the wastes of Connaught and the tragedy involved. The death of a culture.
     
  13. Michaelangelo .....Poolbeg ...1994….a life of the small, broken-nosed Renaissance artist and sculptor.
     
  14. The Last Days of the Romanovs....1995…..following the Romanovs from the Alexander Palace to their death in Ekaterineburg….based on the most recent documents from Russia and the evidence of the executioners together with the DNA findings on Anastasia and the reconstruction of the sculls.
     
  15. Flight from Toledo-96….Three civilisations…the Moors, the Jews, the Catholic. Then the defeat of the Moors at Grenada, the Inquisition, the flight of a Jewish family across Spain
     
  16. Pillars of Fire ….1997….The Holocaust from a French perspective with particular emphasis on the internment camp at Drancy to the North of Paris…..the degradation of the most civilised Jews in Europe and their eventual liquidation at Aushwitz.
     
  17. Glor na Mara…..a story in Irish ; a family have to uproot in Belmullet and return to England. The Trauma.
     
  18. An t-Oilean Orga………a detective story positioned in London and ending at a lake side in Galway.
     
  19. Na Saoithe Anoir….the Christmas story rendered in simple Irish.
     
  20. Scath na n-Aingeal…..the Michaelangelo story in simple Irish.

    Publications for Adults.
     
  21. Kelly .......Wolfhound Press ...1981……. a wild mythological novel based in Ireland particularly in the wilder reaches of Connaught and using as source our most original stories and folklore.
     
  22. The Festival of Fools ....Wolfhound Press...1984…….based on the Aran islands a and the Blasket islands….The bed of Poets ..their wonderful visions and philosophies. All the cultural voices which bark in Ireland examined under a humours aegis.
     
  23. The Hungry Land .....Bantam/Corgi ...London ...1986…..500 hundred pages on the Famine
     
  24. The Hungry Land Poolbeg ....Dublin 1992.
     
  25. The Rites of Inheritance ....Bantam /Corgi ...1990.
     
  26. The House of Mirrors ......Harper Collins/Fontana ...London 1992…
     
  27. The Midnight Country ......Harper/Collins Fontana... Spring 1995…begins on Vienna on New Years night 1900 …..takes three women and their Jewish father through the horrors of World War one. Based in Saint Petersburg, Vienna, Rome, Berlin. Ends on New Years night 1919 at an inn outside Vienna when the whole world has fallen apart
     
  28. The Darkest Years ….A famine Story. …….1996….based on direct articles from the Connaught Telegraph during six years of the Famine.
     

 

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