Mysterious Book Report No. 104 – Donnybrook

By |2016-04-14T06:58:01+00:00April 14th, 2016|Mysterious Book Report|

Donnybrook by Frank Bill Farrar, Straus and Giroux, PB, $15.00, 240 pages, ISBN 978-0-374-53289-5 Have you ever heard of a place in Ireland called Donnybrook?  It’s an area just outside of Dublin, and the site of the legendary Donnybrook Fair.  A charter for it was given in the early thirteenth century and it was held annually over the next six hundred years during August and September for fourteen days.