The Essential Biography of St. Patrick

by J. B. Bury

A very readable and enjoyable book. It wasn't clear how much was edited out of the The Life Of St. Patrick And His Place In History, but the marginal notes made me feel the book was up to date. I was glad to learn about the history of Ireland. I didn't know Ireland was converted to Christianity before England. The book also shed light on the so-called fall of the Roman Empire.