"Moonlight By The Shannon Shore" is a long out of print Irish novel set in the 19th century. In this humorous tale, the protagonist John Seebright takes us on a journey through the minds and ideas of the rural community he encounters. Romantic Ireland is really brought to life! The importance of land and a sense of place is at the heart of this classic tale. A number of topical issues at the time in Ireland are touched upon, such as; nationalism, ownership of land, displacement and violence. This classic is above all a worthy story full of lively characters and entertaining events.