1949 continues Llywelyn's book series about Ireland in the 20th century. In this book the main character is Ursula Halloran, Ned Halloran's (the main character from the first of the series 1916) adopted daughter who he saved from the streets of Ireland when she was only four. Ursula is a very independent woman in a time in Ireland when woman are just expected to marry and have children. After attending school in Switzerland she comes home to Ireland only to find herself caught between two men who have very different ways of showing their love for her. By the end of 1949 Llywelyn has not only answerd all of the linguring questions of her previous two novel but has also put to rest the main two characters of 1916 and 1921.
This report prepared by Keri