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Iron Wheels On Rocky Lanes

Set among the people and places of Hazel Mc Intyre's childhood, 'Iron Wheels

 On Rocky Lanes' willevoke many memories   and bring laughter and

  tears to the eyes of the reader. Every rural communityin Ireland will relate

  to the characters and events which unfold on each new page. Appealing to

  all, this book truly has something for everyone

       These writings are loving evocations of a childhood spent in Donegal. They capture the

        innocence of that time, its sudden and compelling enthusiasms, its sadness

        and silences, its pleasures and dismays, and, above all, the rare gift

        of having been brought up in a small loving  community. These are

        accurately drawn pictures, but they also act as evocations of a warm 

        community as memory does its magical work of transformation    

         Professor Robert Welch: University of Ulster


       Hazel  is a good storyteller. She carries the reader along with her adding to

        what might  seem a common experience, a special quality. Her sensitivity,

        her imagination and her empathy give to each episode a deep and wide element

        of perception. Like a laser beam she enters deeply into the human psyche.

        Here is a book one can recommend whole-heartedly to everyone interested

        in human nature in all its moods. 

        Brian Bonner: Author and Historian                                               

      Her  first book ‘Iron Wheels On Rocky Lanes’ recalling her Donegal

        childhood, was published in 1994 to outstanding critical ovation. The

        following are just a sample of what the newspaper critics had to say.