Some Experiences of an Irish R. M.

By Edith Somerville & Martin Ross

A jaunt through the beautiful Irish countryside, in which our unfortunate resident magistrate, Major Yeates, seems condemned to a thousand tribulations, leaving him most definitely unamused. An incredibly funny read which I hope you will enjoy as much as I do.
~ Her Majesty Queen Camilla
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Publish Date: 1899

Some Experiences of an Irish R.M. was the first in a trilogy of books that described the misadventures of Major Yeates, an Anglo Irish countryside magistrate who leaves the British army and moves to Ireland with his new English wife, Phillipa. Somerville and Ross focus on the ‘fish out of water’ element of Major Yeates, with hilarious consequences. Fans have been loving and laughing along with Major Yeates for over a hundred years, and the jokes have not lost their edge. In addition, the charm and dignity of two talented women, writing about a moment in time that would soon fade into history, brings a fresh element to this much loved collection of stories.

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