The Rising of the Moon
The Rising of the Moon – A Novel of the Fenian Invasion of Canada
Peter Berresford Ellis
St. Martin's Press, 1987, 628 pp.
The Fenian plan was to capture Canada and trade it back to England in exchange for Irish independence. Today the story of the Fenian invasion of Canada is all but forgotten and is only mentioned occasionally in accounts of the dispute between the U.S. and British governments known as the "Alabama affair" a...