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Fiction - Irish Writers (and novels set in Ireland) -

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 153 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book The Trick to Time by Kit de Waal
    The Trick to Time - by Kit de Waal

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241973417 | ISBN 10: 0241973414

    A heart-wrenching love story from the internationally bestselling author of My Name Is Leon  Mona is a young Irish girl in the big city, with the thrill of a new job and a room of her own in a busy boarding house. On her first night out in 1970s ... more

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  • Cover image of book This Hostel Life by Melatu Uche Okorie
    This Hostel Life - by Melatu Uche Okorie

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780349012902 | ISBN 10: 0349012903

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE AN POST IRISH BOOK AWARDS SUNDAY INDEPENDENT NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR  This Hostel Life tells the stories of migrant women in a hidden Ireland. From a day in the life of women queuing for basic supplies in an Irish direct prov ... more

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  • Cover image of book A River in the Trees by Jacqueline O’Mahony
    A River in the Trees - by Jacqueline O’Mahony

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781787473553 | ISBN 10: 1787473554

    Two women. Two stories. One hundred years of secrets.  A sweeping novel of love, loss, family and history for readers who love Maggie O’Farrell, John Boyne and Donal Ryan.   1919 Ireland is about to be torn apart by the War of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Charlie Savage by Roddy Doyle
    Charlie Savage - by Roddy Doyle

    £9.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781787331181 | ISBN 10: 1787331180

    **SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOLLINGER EVERYMAN WODEHOUSE PRIZE FOR COMIC WRITING 2019**   Meet Charlie Savage: a middle-aged Dubliner with an indefatigable wife, an exasperated daughter, a drinking buddy who’s realized that he’s been a woman all ... more

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  • Cover image of book From a Low and Quiet Sea by Donal Ryan
    From a Low and Quiet Sea - by Donal Ryan

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784160265 | ISBN 10: 1784160261

    ***LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018*** ***SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA NOVEL AWARD 2018***   Farouk’s country has been torn apart by war.  Lampy’s heart has been laid waste by Chloe.  John’s past torments him as ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Earlie King & the Kid in Yellow by Danny Denton
    The Earlie King & the Kid in Yellow - by Danny Denton

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781783783663 | ISBN 10: 1783783664

    Ireland is flooded, derelict. It never stops raining. The Kid in Yellow has stolen the babba from the Earlie King. Why? Something to do with the King's daughter, and a talking statue, something godawful. And from every wall the King's Eye watches. An ... more

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  • Cover image of book Milkman by Anna Burns
    Milkman - by Anna Burns

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571338757 | ISBN 10: 0571338755

    WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018. "Milkman is extraordinary. I've been reading passages aloud for the pleasure of hearing it. It's frightening, hilarious, wily and joyous all at the same time."(Lisa McInerney, author of The Glorious Heresies) ... more

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  • Cover image of book In White Ink by Elske Rahill
    In White Ink - by Elske Rahill

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786691064 | ISBN 10: 178669106x

    Motherhood, nurture and violence – these are the themes of Elske Rahill's remarkable first collection, In White Ink. Rahill brings to life the psychological and physical reality of mothering, pregnancy and childbirth in ways that few others writers ... more

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  • Cover image of book Grace by Paul Lynch
    Grace - by Paul Lynch

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786073464 | ISBN 10: 1786073463

    An epic story of a young girl on a life-changing odyssey across nineteenth-century Ireland on the eve of the Great Famine.   SHORTLISTED FOR THE WALTER SCOTT PRIZE FOR HISTORICAL FICTION & THE WILLIAM SAROYAN INTERNATIONAL PRIZE FOR WRITING ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Watch House by Bernie McGill
    The Watch House - by Bernie McGill

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781472239587 | ISBN 10: 147223958x

    A story of infidelity, secrets and murder in a small Irish island community, inspired by Marconi's experiments in wireless telegraphy in the late nineteenth century.   In the vein of Hannah Kent's Burial Rites, The Watch House by Bernie McGill ... more

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  • Cover image of book House of Names by Colm Tóibín
    House of Names - by Colm Tóibín

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241257692 | ISBN 10: 0241257697

    'They cut her hair before they dragged her to the place of sacrifice. Her mouth was gagged to stop her cursing her father, her cowardly, two-tongued father. Nonetheless, they heard her muffled screams.'   On the day of his daughter's wedding, Agam ... more

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  • Cover image of book Smile by Roddy Doyle
    Smile - by Roddy Doyle

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784706357 | ISBN 10: 1784706353

    Smile has all the features for which Roddy Doyle has become famous: the razor-sharp dialogue, the humour, the superb evocation of childhood – but this is a novel unlike any he has written before. When you finish the last page you will have been cha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Carnivalesque by Neil Jordan
    Carnivalesque - by Neil Jordan

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781408881354 | ISBN 10: 1408881357

    It looked like any other carnival, but of course it wasn't... It had its own little backstreets, its alleyways of hanging bulbs and ghost trains and Punch and Judy stands... And at the end of one he saw the Hall of Mirrors. There were looping str ... more

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  • Cover image of book This Family of Things by Alison Jameson
    This Family of Things - by Alison Jameson

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784163266 | ISBN 10: 1784163260

    On his way back up from the yard Bird had seen something white and round – a girl who had curled herself into a ball. Lifting her was like retrieving a ball of newspaper from out of the grass or an empty crisp bag that someone had flung over the di ... more

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  • Cover image of book Midwinter Break by Bernard MacLaverty
    Midwinter Break - by Bernard MacLaverty

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784704919 | ISBN 10: 1784704911

    A Guardian / Sunday Times / Irish Times / Herald Scotland / Mail on Sunday Book of the Year Winner of the Bord Gáis Novel of the Year   A retired couple, Gerry and Stella Gilmore, fly to Amsterdam for a midwinter break. A holiday to refres ... more

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  • Cover image of book Spare and Found Parts by Sarah Maria Griffin
    Spare and Found Parts - by Sarah Maria Griffin

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781785657054 | ISBN 10: 1785657054

    Nell Crane has never held a boy’s hand.   In a city devastated by an epidemic, where survivors are all missing parts — an arm, a leg, an eye — Nell has always been an outsider. Her father is the famed scientist who created the biomechani ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Line Made By Walking by Sara Baume
    A Line Made By Walking - by Sara Baume

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780099592754 | ISBN 10: 0099592754

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZE 2017 "When I finished Sara Baume’s new novel I immediately felt sad that I could not send it in the post to the late John Berger. He, too, would have loved it and found great joy in its honesty, its agility, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Blood Miracles by Lisa McInerney
    The Blood Miracles - by Lisa McInerney

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781444798920 | ISBN 10: 1444798928

    The second novel from the author of the Baileys Prize-winning The Glorious Heresies.  Like all twenty-year-olds, Ryan Cusack is trying to get his head around who he is.   This is not a good time for his boss to exploit his dual heritag ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Stolen Child by Lisa Carey
    The Stolen Child - by Lisa Carey

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781474603812 | ISBN 10: 1474603815

    A gothic intrigue, for fans of The Snow Child, The Ocean at the End of the Lane, Sarah Waters and M. R. Carey.   St Brigid's is a remote island off the west coast of Ireland. It is a barren place and its small community is dwindling. But accor ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Heart
    The Heart's Invisible Furies - by John Boyne

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784161002 | ISBN 10: 1784161004

    Cyril Avery is not a real Avery or at least that’s what his adoptive parents tell him. And he never will be. But if he isn’t a real Avery, then who is he?  Born out of wedlock to a teenage girl cast out from her rural Irish community and adop ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Country Girls Trilogy by Edna O
    The Country Girls Trilogy - by Edna O'Brien

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571330539 | ISBN 10: 0571330533

    The Country Girls and its sequels, The Lonely Girl and Girls in their Married Bliss, changed the temperature of Irish literature in the 1960s and inspired generation after generation of readers and writers.  The passion, artistry and courage of ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Good People by Hannah Kent
    The Good People - by Hannah Kent

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781447233367 | ISBN 10: 1447233360

    Shortlisted for the Walter Scott Prize 2017   County Kerry, Ireland, 1825.   Nóra, bereft after the sudden death of her beloved husband, finds herself alone and caring for her young grandson Micheál. Micheál cannot speak and cannot w ... more

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  • Cover image of book King Goshawk and the Birds by Eimar O
    King Goshawk and the Birds - by Eimar O'Duffy

    £14.50   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781943150205 | ISBN 10: 1943150206

    Originally published in 1926, King Goshawk and the Birds is the first installment of O’Duffy’s Cuanduine trilogy, which also included The Spacious Adventures of the Man in the Street (1928) and Asses in Clover (1933).  Set in a future wor ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bogmail by Patrick McGinley
    Bogmail - by Patrick McGinley

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786696618 | ISBN 10: 1786696614

    A truly funny and stunningly well-told tale of murder in a small Irish village in Donegal, Bogmail is a classic of modern Irish literature.   Set in a remote village, the action begins with a murder when Roarty, a publican and former priest, k ... more

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  • Cover image of book Notes from a Coma by Mike McCormack
    Notes from a Coma - by Mike McCormack

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786891419 | ISBN 10: 1786891417

    The critically acclaimed novel from the author of Solar Bones, winner of the 2016 Goldsmiths Prize and BGE Irish Book of the Year.   After suffering a catastrophic breakdown, J.J. O’Malley volunteers for a government project exploring the po ... more

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  • Cover image of book Langrishe, Go Down by Aidan Higgins
    Langrishe, Go Down - by Aidan Higgins

    £10.00   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786695208 | ISBN 10: 1786695200

    The lights in the bus burned dim, orange-hued behind opaque bevelled glass; ranged below the luggage racks they lit up the advertisement panels with repeated circles of bilious light. A white face that never seemed to turn away was watching her in th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Graveyard Clay / Cré na Cille by Máirtín Ó Cadhain
    Graveyard Clay / Cré na Cille - by Máirtín Ó Cadhain

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780300227062 | ISBN 10: 030022706x

    A brilliant new translation of Ó Cadhain’s modern Irish literature masterpiece, meant to spark debate and comparison with Alan Titley's Dirty Dust, now with bonus materials on its history, reception, interpretations, adaptations, and more.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book All We Shall Know by Donal Ryan
    All We Shall Know - by Donal Ryan

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784160258 | ISBN 10: 1784160253

    ‘Martin Toppy is the son of a famous Traveller and the father of my unborn child. He’s seventeen, I'm thirty-three. I was his teacher. I’d have killed myself by now if I was brave enough. I don’t think it would hurt the baby. His little heart ... more

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  • Cover image of book There Are Little Kingdoms by Kevin Barry
    There Are Little Kingdoms - by Kevin Barry

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786890177 | ISBN 10: 1786890178

    This award-winning story collection summons all the laughter, darkness and intensity of contemporary Irish life. A pair of fast girls court trouble as they cool their heels on a slow night in a small town. Lonesome hillwalkers take to the high reache ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nine Folds Make a Paper Swan by Ruth Gilligan
    Nine Folds Make a Paper Swan - by Ruth Gilligan

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781782398592 | ISBN 10: 1782398597

    1901. Cork can sound very similar to New York to foreign ears and tired brains, so it’s no surprise that Ruth’s family – Jewish refugees fleeing the European pogroms – mistakenly disembark from their boat to America a few stops and a few coun ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wonder by Emma Donoghue
    The Wonder - by Emma Donoghue

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781509818402 | ISBN 10: 1509818405

    An eleven-year-old girl stops eating, but remains miraculously alive and well. A nurse, sent to investigate whether she is a fraud, meets a journalist hungry for a story.   Set in the Irish Midlands in the 1850s, Emma Donoghue's The Wonder - inspi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lesser Bohemians by Eimear McBride
    The Lesser Bohemians - by Eimear McBride

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571327881 | ISBN 10: 0571327885

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZE 2016   From the writer of one of the most memorable debuts of recent years.   An eighteen-year-old Irish girl arrives in London to study drama and falls violently in love with an older actor. This older man ... more

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  • Cover image of book Solar Bones by Mike McCormack
    Solar Bones - by Mike McCormack

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786891297 | ISBN 10: 1786891298

    Winner of the Goldsmiths Prize 2016 and BGE Irish Book of the Year 2016.  Marcus Conway has come a long way to stand in the kitchen of his home and remember the rhythms and routines of his life.  Considering with his engineer's mind how thi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Countenance Divine by Michael Hughes
    The Countenance Divine - by Michael Hughes

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781473636514 | ISBN 10: 1473636515

    In 1999 a programmer is trying to fix the millennium bug, but can't shake the sense he's been chosen for something.   In 1888 five women are brutally murdered in the East End by a troubled young man in thrall to a mysterious master.   I ... more

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  • Cover image of book Inch Levels by Neil Hegarty
    Inch Levels - by Neil Hegarty

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784975807 | ISBN 10: 178497580x

    A haunting debut set in the harsh, beautiful landscape of Ireland's north coast.  Patrick Jackson lies on his deathbed in Derry and recalls a family history marked by secrecy and silence, and a striking absence of conventional pieties. He rem ... more

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  • Cover image of book Days Without End by Sebastian Barry
    Days Without End - by Sebastian Barry

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571333899 | ISBN 10: 0571333893

    'I am thinking of the days without end of my life...'   After signing up for the US army in the 1850s, aged barely seventeen, Thomas McNulty and his brother-in-arms, John Cole, go on to fight in the Indian wars and, ultimately, the Civil War.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Maker of Swans by Paraic O’Donnell
    The Maker of Swans - by Paraic O’Donnell

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781474601030 | ISBN 10: 1474601030

    The Night Circus meets The Tiger's Wife meets Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell in this magical and mysterious gothic debut.   'It is no small matter, after all, to create something - to make it so only by setting down the words. We forget the ma ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Abode of Fancy by Sam Coll
    The Abode of Fancy - by Sam Coll

    £16.95   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781843516637 | ISBN 10: 1843516632

    'We Irish are a shallow people, albeit perversely fair perhaps, as cruel to others as to ourselves, treasuring the unconsummated and the failed, making shallow friendships founded on fatuous fun that runs so cold in the bitter end, backbiting and bit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Himself by Jess Kidd
    Himself - by Jess Kidd

    £12.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781782118459 | ISBN 10: 1782118454

    When Mahony returns to Mulderrig, a speck of a place on Ireland's west coast, he brings only a photograph of his long-lost mother and a determination to do battle with the lies of his past.   No one - living or dead - will tell Mahony what hap ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lonely Life of Biddy Weir by Lesley Allen
    The Lonely Life of Biddy Weir - by Lesley Allen

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781785770388 | ISBN 10: 1785770381

    A charming and uplifting story, perfect for fans of A Man Called Ove or Jonas Jonasson. 'If you're a bit of a weirdo you will love Biddy Weir' - Ian Sansom, bestselling author of The Norfolk Mystery.  Biddy Weir is a quirky girl.  Abandoned b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Thirteen Ways of Looking by Colum McCann
    Thirteen Ways of Looking - by Colum McCann

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408869857 | ISBN 10: 1408869853

    As it was, it was like being set down in the best of poems, carried into a cold landscape, blindfolded, turned around, unblindfolded, forced, then, to invent new ways of seeing.   It is a cold day in January when J. Mendelssohn wakes in his Up ... more

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  • Cover image of book Beatlebone by Kevin Barry
    Beatlebone - by Kevin Barry

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781782116165 | ISBN 10: 1782116168

    WINNER OF THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZE SHORTLISTED FOR THE IRISH BOOK AWARDS 2015  He will spend three days alone on his island. That is all that he asks... John is so many miles from love now and home. This is the story of his strangest trip.  John ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Mad and Wonderful Thing by Mark Mulholland
    A Mad and Wonderful Thing - by Mark Mulholland

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781925228564 | ISBN 10: 1925228568

    'You wouldn't get involved, Johnny, would you? What about those terrible bombs? You wouldn't do a bad thing, would you?'   Johnny Donnelly is a passionate young man, deeply in love with literature, with his country and with the beautiful Cora ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Few of the Girls by Maeve Binchy
    A Few of the Girls - by Maeve Binchy

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781409161448 | ISBN 10: 1409161447

    "The Irish do love telling stories, and we are suspicious of people who don't have long, complicated conversations. There used to be a rule in etiquette books that you should invite four talkers and four listeners to a dinner party. That doesn't work ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Long Long Way by Sebastian Barry
    A Long Long Way - by Sebastian Barry

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780571320233 | ISBN 10: 0571320236

    One of the most vivid and realised characters of recent fiction, Willie Dunne is the innocent hero of Sebastian Barry's highly acclaimed novel. Leaving Dublin to fight for the Allied cause as a member of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers, he finds himself c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fallen by Lia Mills
    Fallen - by Lia Mills

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780241964729 | ISBN 10: 0241964725

    Fallen by Lia Mills - a remarkable love story amidst the ruins of the First World War and the Easter Rising.   SELECTED AS THE 2016 'ONE CITY ONE BOOK' TITLE FOR BOTH DUBLIN AND BELFAST   Spring, 1915. Katie Crilly gets the news she dre ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney
    The Glorious Heresies - by Lisa McInerney

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781444798883 | ISBN 10: 144479888x

    'He was definitely dead, whoever he was. He wore a once-black jumper and a pair of shiny tracksuit bottoms. The back of his head was cracked and his hair matted, but it had been foxy before that. A tall man, a skinny rake, another string of piss, now ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rebel Sisters by Marita Conlon-McKenna
    Rebel Sisters - by Marita Conlon-McKenna

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781848271999 | ISBN 10: 1848271999

    With the threat of the First World War looming, tension simmers under the surface of Ireland.  Growing up in the privileged confines of Dublins leafy Rathmines, the bright, beautiful Gifford sisters Grace, Muriel and Nellie kick against the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Long Gaze Back: An Anthology of Irish Women Writers by Sinad Gleeson (Editor)
    The Long Gaze Back: An Anthology of Irish Women Writers - by Sinad Gleeson (Editor)

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781848404205 | ISBN 10: 1848404204

    The Long Gaze Back, edited by Sinad Gleeson, is an exhilarating anthology of thirty short stories by some of the most gifted women writers this island has ever produced.   Niamh Boyce, Elizabeth Bowen, Maeve Brennan, Mary Costello, June Caldw ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Faerie Thorn and Other Stories by Jane Talbot
    The Faerie Thorn and Other Stories - by Jane Talbot

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780856409554 | ISBN 10: 0856409553

    These arent the fairy tales you remember but theyre ones you wont forget.  Man Donaghy crept silently around the back of the farmhouse and over the field to the faerie thorn. The thorn was shimmering as he knelt before it. Whispering dir ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eggshells by Caitriona Lally
    Eggshells - by Caitriona Lally

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781909718999 | ISBN 10: 1909718998

    Vivian doesn't feel like she fits in never has. She lives alone in a house in north Dublin that her great-aunt left to her. She believes that she is a changeling, left by fairies on Earth, replacing her parents healthy human child. Now, as an adul ... more

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  • Cover image of book A History of Loneliness by John Boyne
    A History of Loneliness - by John Boyne

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780552778435 | ISBN 10: 0552778435

    Odran Yates enters Clonliffe Seminary in 1972 after his mother informs him that he has a vocation to the priesthood. He goes in full of ambition and hope, dedicated to his studies and keen to make friends.   Forty years later, Odrans devotion ... more

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  • Cover image of book Spill Simmer Falter Wither by Sara Baume
    Spill Simmer Falter Wither - by Sara Baume

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099592747 | ISBN 10: 0099592746

    LONGLISTED FOR THE GUARDIAN FIRST BOOK AWARD 2015   You find me on a Tuesday, on my Tuesday trip to town. A note sellotaped to the inside of the jumble-shop window: COMPASSIONATE & TOLERANT OWNER. A PERSON WITHOUT OTHER PETS & WITHOUT CHILDREN ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trinity by Leon Uris
    Trinity - by Leon Uris

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780552170758 | ISBN 10: 0552170755

    This is the story of the defeats and triumphs of three Irish families. It is a powerful and stirring look at love and hate, both personal and political.   Told through the simple lives of its people, this is an epic history of Ireland. From t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Miss Emily by Nuala O
    Miss Emily - by Nuala O'Connor

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781910124550 | ISBN 10: 1910124559

    The Dickinson household is saved from domestic chaos with the arrival of Ada Concannon, a "neat little Irish person, fresh off the boat". Amherst in the 1800's is a pastoral environment for the homesick young maid who finds in the gifted middle chil ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry
    The Secret Scripture - by Sebastian Barry

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571323951 | ISBN 10: 0571323952

    Nearing her one-hundredth birthday, Roseanne McNulty faces an uncertain future, as the Roscommon Regional Mental hospital where she's spent the best part of her adult life prepares for closure. Over the weeks leading up to this upheaval, she talks of ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Thrill of it All by Joseph O
    The Thrill of it All - by Joseph O'Connor

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099481539 | ISBN 10: 0099481537

    A captivating novel filled with music, friendship and teenage dreams, from the bestselling author of Ghost Light and Star of the Sea.  At college in 1980s Luton, Robbie Goulding, an Irish-born teenager, meets the elusive Fran Mulvey, an orpha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Chestnut Street by Maeve Binchy
    Chestnut Street - by Maeve Binchy

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781409151814 | ISBN 10: 1409151816

    A delightful collection of linked stories from No. 1 bestselling author of A Week in Winter.   Just round the corner from St Jarlath's Crescent (featured in Minding Frankie) is Chestnut Street. Here, the lives of the residents are revealed in ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Good Son by Paul McVeigh
    The Good Son - by Paul McVeigh

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784630232 | ISBN 10: 1784630233

    Mickey Donnelly is smart, which isnt a good thing in his part of town.  Despite having a dog called Killer and being in love with the girl next door, everyone calls him gay. It doesnt help that his best friend is his little sister, Wee Maggi ... more

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  • Cover image of book All That Is Solid Melts Into Air by Darragh McKeon
    All That Is Solid Melts Into Air - by Darragh McKeon

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241964675 | ISBN 10: 0241964679

    Moscow, 1986. In a run-down apartment block, a piano prodigy practices silently to avoid disturbing the neighbours. In a factory, his aunt makes car parts, hiding her dissident past. In the hospital, a talented surgeon buries himself in his work. And ... more

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  • Cover image of book Academy Street by Mary Costello
    Academy Street - by Mary Costello

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781782114208 | ISBN 10: 1782114203

    AS HEARD ON BBC RADIO 4 BOOK AT BEDTIME   WINNER OF THE IRISH BOOK AWARDS NOVEL OF THE YEAR 2014   SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA FIRST NOVEL AWARD 2014   Tess Lohan appears to be a quiet child. But within lies a heart of fire. A fire ... more

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  • Cover image of book History of the Rain by Niall Williams
    History of the Rain - by Niall Williams

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408852057 | ISBN 10: 1408852055

    Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014 We are our stories. We tell them to stay alive or keep alive those who only live now in the telling. In Faha, County Clare, everyone is a long story... Bedbound in her attic room beneath the falling ra ... more

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  • Cover image of book No Country by Kalyan Ray
    No Country - by Kalyan Ray

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408843345 | ISBN 10: 140884334x

    In November 1989, an Indian couple are discovered murdered in a small town in upstate New York. They lie together as though just disengaged from a long embrace. Yet their murder has been two centuries in the making.   County Sligo, Ireland, 18 ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Temporary Gentleman by Sebastian Barry
    The Temporary Gentleman - by Sebastian Barry

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571276998 | ISBN 10: 0571276997

    A stunning return from the prize-winning and bestselling author of The Secret Scripture. Jack McNulty is a 'temporary gentleman', an Irishman whose commission in the British army in the Second World War was never permanent. In 1957, sitting in hi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Rest Just Follows by Glenn Patterson
    The Rest Just Follows - by Glenn Patterson

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571305230 | ISBN 10: 0571305237

    First of September 1974. Craig Robinson is starting secondary school. Instinct tells him he needs to keep his head down. The last thing he needs, therefore, is someone carrying the name St John Nimmo to be sent to sit beside him, but that is what he ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nora Webster by Colm Tibn
    Nora Webster - by Colm Tibn

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780141041759 | ISBN 10: 0141041757

    * * * Shortlisted for the 2014 Costa Novel Awards * * * Nora Webster is the heartbreaking new novel from one of the greatest novelists writing today. It is the late 1960s in Ireland. Nora Webster is living in a small town, looking after her ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fathers Come First by Rosita Sweetman
    Fathers Come First - by Rosita Sweetman

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781843516347 | ISBN 10: 1843516349

    Rosita Sweetman's Fathers Come First is a coming-of-age classic set against a Dublin-city backdrop. Elizabeth is both gauche and perspicacious, walking the edge of her stereotypes while hobbled by the pressures of acceptance - social, physical and se ... more

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  • Cover image of book Belfast Noir by Adrian McKinty and Stuart Neville (Editors)
    Belfast Noir - by Adrian McKinty and Stuart Neville (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781617752919 | ISBN 10: 1617752916

    Akashic Books continues its groundbreaking series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. Each story is set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the city of the book. Brand-new stories by: Glenn Patterson, Eoin Mc ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Thing About December by Donal Ryan
    The Thing About December - by Donal Ryan

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780552773577 | ISBN 10: 0552773573

    He heard Daddy one time saying he was a grand quiet boy to Mother when he thought Johnsey couldnt hear them talking. Mother must have been giving out about him being a gom and Daddy was defending him. He heard the fondness in Daddys voice. But you ... more

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  • Cover image of book Two More Pints by Roddy Doyle
    Two More Pints - by Roddy Doyle

    £7.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780224101899 | ISBN 10: 0224101897

    Following on Two Pints, another hilarious book on everything that matters from the brilliant Roddy Doyle.   Two men meet for a pint or two in a Dublin pub. They chew the fat, set the world to rights, curse the ref, say a last farewell In ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Love Object: Selected Stories of Edna O
    The Love Object: Selected Stories of Edna O'Brien - by Edna O'Brien

    £10.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780571282951 | ISBN 10: 0571282954

    Collected here together for the first time in one beautiful volume are the stories of an expert practitioner of the shorter form. Spanning five decades of writing, The Love Object takes the most memorable and successful stories from collections like ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Guts by Roddy Doyle
    The Guts - by Roddy Doyle

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780099587132 | ISBN 10: 0099587130

    Jimmy Rabbitte returns in a wonderful new novel by the author of The Commitments now a major West End Musical. Jimmy Rabbitte is back. The man who invented the Commitments back in the eighties is now forty-seven, with a loving wife, four kids ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dubliners 100: Fifteen New Stories Inspired by the Original by Thomas Morris (Editor)
    Dubliners 100: Fifteen New Stories Inspired by the Original - by Thomas Morris (Editor)

    £15.00   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780992817015 | ISBN 10: 0992817013

    Thomas Morriss Dubliners 100 invites new and established Irish writers to create cover versions of their favourite stories from James Joyces Dubliners. Dubliners 100 is a timely conversation with Joyces classic short story collection one hun ... more

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  • Cover image of book Duffy by Dan Kavanagh
    Duffy - by Dan Kavanagh

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781409150183 | ISBN 10: 1409150186

    The first novel in a darkly humorous London-based crime series featuring bisexual private detective Duffy. When Brian McKechnie finds his wife attacked, his cat killed, and himself blackmailed by a man with a suspiciously erratic accent, he engages ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ghost Moth by Michle Forbes
    Ghost Moth - by Michle Forbes

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781780226248 | ISBN 10: 1780226241

    A stunning new voice reminiscent of Maggie O'Farrell and Jon McGregor, which has already been acclaimed by John Banville, Roddy Doyle and Anne Enright. Michle Forbes was named in the Observer as one of the debut novelists predicted to make a splash ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fields by Kevin Maher
    The Fields - by Kevin Maher

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780349138671 | ISBN 10: 0349138672

    The launch of a major new literary voice in Irish/British fiction: set in 1980s Dublin and London, The Fields tells the vividly evocative story of Jim Finnegan's unfairly interrupted adolescence.  We'd never seen anything like that around our p ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing by Eimear McBride
    A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing - by Eimear McBride

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780571317165 | ISBN 10: 0571317162

    WINNER OF THE 2014 BAILEY'S WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION   Eimear McBride's award-winning debut novel tells the story of a young woman's relationship with her brother, and the long shadow cast by his childhood brain tumour. Not so much a stream ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Gamal by Ciarn Collins
    The Gamal - by Ciarn Collins

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408843529 | ISBN 10: 1408843528

    Charlie has a story to tell, about his best friends Sinad and James and the bad things that happened. But he cant tell it yet, at least not til hes worked out where the beginning is. Because is the beginning long ago when Sinad first spoke up fo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Strumpet City by James Plunkett with an introduction by Fintan O
    Strumpet City - by James Plunkett with an introduction by Fintan O

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780717156108 | ISBN 10: 0717156109

    This new edition of the epic Strumpet City marks the centenary of the 1913 Lockout. It has been chosen as Dublin City Libraries One City, One Book for 2013. First published in 1969, it has repeatedly been described as one of the greatest Irish novel ... more

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  • Cover image of book Vauxhall by Gabriel Gbadamosi
    Vauxhall - by Gabriel Gbadamosi

    £12.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781846591464 | ISBN 10: 1846591465

    1970s London: Young Michael runs past the railway arches and terraces of Vauxhall. Reaching the street on which he lives, he witnesses a young girl fall from a window, her sari floating down behind her. Her lifeless body lies crumpled on the ground. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Where Have You Been? by Joseph O
    Where Have You Been? - by Joseph O'Connor

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780099565451 | ISBN 10: 0099565455

    A deeply moving collection of stories from the bestselling author of Star of the Sea.  Ranging from urgently contemporary London and Dublin to New York's Lower East Side in the nineteenth century, from dark comedy to poignancy, from the wryly p ... more

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  • Cover image of book Town and Country: New Irish Short Stories by Kevin Barry (Editor)
    Town and Country: New Irish Short Stories - by Kevin Barry (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780571297047 | ISBN 10: 0571297048

    After previous volumes, edited by Joseph O'Connor and the late David Marcus, Faber and Faber are delighted to present a fourth collection of all new Irish short stories.   Edited by novelist and short story writer Kevin Barry, whose story, 'Be ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Spinning Heart by Donal Ryan
    The Spinning Heart - by Donal Ryan

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781781620083 | ISBN 10: 1781620083

    Winner of the Guardian First Book Award 2013 Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2013 Winner of Book of the Year at the Irish Book Awards 2012 My father still lives back the road past the weir in the cottage I was reared in. I go there every d ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Week in Winter by Maeve Binchy
    A Week in Winter - by Maeve Binchy

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781409117940 | ISBN 10: 1409117944

    High on the cliffs of the west coast of Ireland, overlooking the windswept Atlantic ocean, is Stone House. Once falling into disrepair, it is now a beautiful hotel specialising in winter holidays. With a big, warm kitchen, log fires and understated, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dream of the Celt by Mario Vargas Llosa
    The Dream of the Celt - by Mario Vargas Llosa

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780571275755 | ISBN 10: 0571275753

    As The Dream of the Celt opens, it is the summer of 1916 and Roger Casement awaits the hangman in London's Pentonville Prison. Dublin lies in ruins after the disastrous Easter Rising led by his comrades of the Irish Volunteers. He has been caught aft ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Mill for Grinding Old People Young by Glenn Patterson
    The Mill for Grinding Old People Young - by Glenn Patterson

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780571281855 | ISBN 10: 0571281850

    In the cold dawn of Christmas Day 1897, Gilbert Rice, 85-years-old and in failing health, recounts his journey into manhood in a city on the cusp of great change.   Belfast in the 1830s was a city in flux. Industrialisation had led to an incr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lucinda Sly: A Woman Hanged by Maidhc Dainn  S, translated by Gabriel Fitzmaurice
    Lucinda Sly: A Woman Hanged - by Maidhc Dainn S, translated by Gabriel Fitzmaurice

    £10.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781907593581 | ISBN 10: 1907593586

    The year is 1835 and local woman Lucinda Singleton is publicly hanged alongside her lover, John Dempsey, in front of Carlow Gaol. This, the first ever translation of Maidhc Dainn Ss historical novel, tells the story of the last woman to be hange ... more

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  • Cover image of book After the Lockout by Darran McCann
    After the Lockout - by Darran McCann

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780007429493 | ISBN 10: 0007429495

    An ambitious and compelling first novel about a key moment in Irish history.   November 1917. With tensions in Ireland, war in Europe and revolution in Russia, Victor Lennon returns to his home village after a long exile. Radicalised by his ex ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ancient Light by John Banville
    Ancient Light - by John Banville

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780241955406 | ISBN 10: 0241955408

    'Billy Gray was my best friend and I fell in love with his mother.'   In a small town in 1950s Ireland a fifteen-year-old boy has illicit meetings with a thirty-five-year-old woman - in the back of her car on sunny mornings, and in a rundown c ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Testament of Mary by Colm Toibin
    The Testament of Mary - by Colm Toibin

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780241962978 | ISBN 10: 0241962978

    In a voice that is both tender and filled with rage, The Testament of Mary tells the story of a cataclysmic event which led to an overpowering grief. For Mary, her son has been lost to the world, and now, living in exile and in fear, she tries to pie ... more

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  • Cover image of book Two Pints by Roddy Doyle
    Two Pints - by Roddy Doyle

    £6.99   hardback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780224097819 | ISBN 10: 0224097814

    A collection of sublimely funny dialogues inspired by a years worth of news. Two men meet for a pint in a Dublin pub. They chew the fat, set the world to rights, take the piss They talk about their wives, their kids, their kids pets, their foo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Cold Cold Ground by Adrian McKinty
    The Cold Cold Ground - by Adrian McKinty

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781846688232 | ISBN 10: 184668823x

    Sean Duffy will do anything to solve this case. Including risking his life. Two dead. One left in a car by the side of a road. He was meant to be found quickly. His killer is making a statement. The other is discovered hanging in a tree, deep in ... more

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  • Cover image of book So It Is by Liam Murray Bell
    So It Is - by Liam Murray Bell

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781908434142 | ISBN 10: 1908434147

    Spanning the decades that saw Northern Ireland move from brutal conflict to uncertain peace in the 1990s, this powerful new take on the literature of the Troubles is both a political coming-of-age novel and a fast-paced literary thriller. Aoife, ... more

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  • Cover image of book This Charming Man by Marian Keyes
    This Charming Man - by Marian Keyes

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780241958483 | ISBN 10: 0241958482

    "Everybody remembers where they were the day they heard that Paddy de Courcy was getting married" But for four women in particular, the big news about the charismatic politician is especially momentous . . . Stylist Lola has every reason to be i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Toploader by Ed O
    Toploader - by Ed O'Loughlin

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780857388339 | ISBN 10: 0857388339

    Flora is a plucky teenage girl. Cobra is a double agent. Flint Driscoll is a reporter. Captain Smith is a military man. Moon is a bored drone pilot. Daddy Jesus is an inflictor of pain.   All they have in common is a very stupid war ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shadowstory by Jennifer Johnston
    Shadowstory - by Jennifer Johnston

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780755383498 | ISBN 10: 0755383494

    A compelling novel of complicated love, from one of Ireland's greatest living writers.  It is the Second World War, and tragedy strikes many families in Ireland. But it is also a thrilling time in which to be a child and Polly, spending month ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nine Inches by Bateman
    Nine Inches - by Bateman

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780755378654 | ISBN 10: 0755378652

    Dan Starkey, the ducking and diving hapless investigator, takes centre stage again in this brilliant new novel by the master of comic crime.   Radio shock-jock and self-styled people's champion Jack Caramac is used to courting controversy - bu ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Forgotten Waltz by Anne Enright
    The Forgotten Waltz - by Anne Enright

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780099539780 | ISBN 10: 0099539780

    A powerful, moving book of secrets, longing and loss, from the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Gathering.   If it hadn't been for the child then none of this might have happened. She saw me kissing her father. She saw her father kissi ... more

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  • Cover image of book City of Bohane by Kevin Barry
    City of Bohane - by Kevin Barry

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780099549154 | ISBN 10: 0099549158

    Shortlisted for the 2011 Costa First Novel Award and the Authors' Club Best First Novel Award - this is a cool, comic, violent and lyrical debut novel from one of Ireland's most talented new writers.   Forty years in the future. The once ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bloodland by Alan Glynn
    Bloodland - by Alan Glynn

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780571275441 | ISBN 10: 0571275443

    CONGO: A private security contractor loses it, with deadly consequences. IRELAND: An ex-prime minister struggles to contain a dark secret from his time in office. NEW YORK: A dramatic news story breaks in Paris just as a US senator be ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Meeting Point by Lucy Caldwell
    The Meeting Point - by Lucy Caldwell

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780571270538 | ISBN 10: 0571270530

    WINNER OF THE DYLAN THOMAS PRIZE AND THE ROONEY PRIZE FOR IRISH LITERATURE   When Euan and Ruth set off with their young daughter to live in Bahrain, it is meant to be an experience and adventure they will cherish. But on the night they ar ... more

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  • Cover image of book On Canaan
    On Canaan's Side - by Sebastian Barry

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780571226542 | ISBN 10: 057122654x

    'As they used to say in Ireland, the devil only comes into good things'.   Narrated by Lilly Bere, On Canaan's Side opens as she mourns the loss of her grandson, Bill. The story then goes back to the moment she was forced to flee Dubl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Turbulent Priests by Bateman
    Turbulent Priests - by Bateman

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780755378753 | ISBN 10: 075537875x

    Is she the new Messiah, or just a very naughty girl?   Dan Starkey arrives on Wrathlin Island - meteorogically wet but alcoholically dry - to investigate the residents' belief that the Messiah is alive, female, and about to start school th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Full House by Maeve Binchy
    Full House - by Maeve Binchy

    £2.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781409136613 | ISBN 10: 1409136612

    A brand new Maeve Binchy - written specially for the World Book Day Quick Reads promotion.  Dee loves her children very much, but now they are all grown up, shouldn't they leave home?  Rosie moved out when she got married, but i ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Granta Book of the Irish Short Story by Anne Enright (Editor)
    The Granta Book of the Irish Short Story - by Anne Enright (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781847082558 | ISBN 10: 1847082556

    Lyrical, dark, comic or iconoclastic, the Irish short story has always punched well above its weight. Anne Enright has brought together a dazzling collection of Irish stories by authors born in the twentieth century - from Mary Lavin and Frank O'Conn ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Penguin Book of Irish Short Stories by Benedict Kiely (Editor)
    The Penguin Book of Irish Short Stories - by Benedict Kiely (Editor)

    £13.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780241955451 | ISBN 10: 0241955459

    'Do the Irish have, in relation to anybody else, any special capacity for the short story?' In this collection of thirty-eight short stories covering many generations and moods of Irish writing, this question is emphatically answered in the aff ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Empty Family: Stories by Colm Tibn
    The Empty Family: Stories - by Colm Tibn

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780141041773 | ISBN 10: 0141041773

    'I imagined lamplight, shadows, soft voices, clothes put away, the low sound of late news on the radio. And I thought as I crossed the bridge at Baggot Street to face the last stretch of my own journey home that no matter what I had done, I had not ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Oh My God Delusion by Ross O
    The Oh My God Delusion - by Ross O'Carroll Kelly

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781844881765 | ISBN 10: 1844881768

    That risk assessor ex of Sorcha's turned out to be right - it really was the end of the world as we knew it ...   See, I thought the porty was going to last forever. I certainly didn't believe the current economic blahdy blah was going t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Skippy Dies by Paul Murray
    Skippy Dies - by Paul Murray

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780141009957 | ISBN 10: 0141009950

    'Skippy and Ruprecht are having a doughnut-eating race one evening when Skippy turns purple and falls off his ...' And so begins Skippy Dies - an epic, tragic, comic, brilliant novel set in and around Dublin's Seabrook College for Boys. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dead Republic by Roddy Doyle
    The Dead Republic - by Roddy Doyle

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099546894 | ISBN 10: 0099546892

    A magnificent, epic novel that explores the history of modern Ireland - the sequel to the bestselling A Star Called Henry and Oh, Play That Thing. We last saw Henry Smart, his leg severed in an accident with a railway boxcar, crawl into the Ut ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hand in the Fire by Hugo Hamilton
    Hand in the Fire - by Hugo Hamilton

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780007324835 | ISBN 10: 0007324839

    You have a funny way of doing things here. The voice is that of Vid Cosic, a Serbian immigrant whose immediate friendship with a young Dublin lawyer, Kevin Concannon, is overshadowed by a violent incident in which a man is left for ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ghost Light by Joseph O
    Ghost Light - by Joseph O'Connor

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099481546 | ISBN 10: 0099481545

    A powerful and deeply moving masterpiece about love, partings and reconciliation - and of the courage involved in living on nobody else's terms.  Dublin, 1907. A young actress begins an affair with a damaged older man, the leading playwri ... more

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  • Cover image of book Follow Me by Sheila O
    Follow Me - by Sheila O'Flanagan

    £1.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780755359318 | ISBN 10: 0755359313

    A fabulously warm, witty and romantic novella from the much-loved bestselling author Sheila O'Flanagan, published as part of the Quick Reads series.   Pippa Jones seems to have it all. The only thing that the high-flying career girl is missin ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Stray Sod Country by Patrick McCabe
    The Stray Sod Country - by Patrick McCabe

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781408809983 | ISBN 10: 1408809982

    Strangely elegiac, gloriously operatic and driven by Patrick McCabes wild and savage imagination, The Stray Sod Country is an eerie folk tale that chronicles the passing of a generation. It is 1958, and as Laika, the Sputnik dog is launched ... more

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  • Cover image of book Touchy Subjects: Stories by Emma Donoghue
    Touchy Subjects: Stories - by Emma Donoghue

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781844087396 | ISBN 10: 1844087395

    A man finds God and finally wants to father a child - only his wife is now forty-three years old. A coach's son discovers his sexuality on the football field. A roommate's bizarre secret liberates a repressed young woman.   From the unfors ... more

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  • Cover image of book Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann
    Let the Great World Spin - by Colum McCann

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781408801185 | ISBN 10: 1408801183

    Winner of the National Book Award and a New York Times bestseller.  New York, August 1974: a man is walking in the sky. Between the newly built Twin Towers, the man twirls through the air.  Far below, the lives of complete strangers ... more

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  • Cover image of book Love and Summer by William Trevor
    Love and Summer - by William Trevor

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780141042190 | ISBN 10: 0141042192

    It is summer and a stranger has come to quiet Rathmoye. He is noticed by Ellie, the young convent girl, who is married to Dillahan, a farmer still mourning his first wife. Over the long and warm days, Ellie and the stranger form an illicit attachment ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Oxford Book of Irish Short Stories by Edited by William Trevor
    The Oxford Book of Irish Short Stories - by Edited by William Trevor

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780199583140 | ISBN 10: 0199583145

    Ireland has long been a nation of story-tellers. What began as a lively form of entertainment has grown into an unrivalled literary genre.  Although Ireland may mourn the loss of the seancha, the old hearthside story-teller, the Irish art of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Not Untrue and Not Unkind by Ed O
    Not Untrue and Not Unkind - by Ed O'Loughlin

    £11.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780141038063 | ISBN 10: 0141038063

    In Dublin, a newspaper editor called Cartwright is found dead. One of his colleagues, Owen Simmons, discovers a dossier on Cartwright's desk. And in the dossier Owen finds a photograph, which brings him back, once again, to a dusty road in Africa and ... more

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  • Cover image of book How Many Miles to Babylon? by Jennifer Johnston
    How Many Miles to Babylon? - by Jennifer Johnston

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780141046969 | ISBN 10: 0141046961

    Alec and Jerry shouldn't have been friends: Alec's life was one of privilege, while Jerry's was one of toil. But this hardly mattered to two young men whose shared love of horses brought them together and whose whole lives lay ahead of them. Wh ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ghosts and Lightning by Trevor Byrne
    Ghosts and Lightning - by Trevor Byrne

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781847673305 | ISBN 10: 1847673309

    Happy or unhappy, all families are a mystery. None more than the Cullens. Having escaped their clutches and moved across the water, Denny is just beginning to make a life for himself when a call from his sister brings him back to Dublin, city of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Brooklyn by Colm Toibin
    Brooklyn - by Colm Toibin

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780141041742 | ISBN 10: 0141041749

    In a small town in the south-east of Ireland in the 1950s, Eilis Lacey is one among many of her generation who cannot find work at home. So when a job is offered in America, it is clear that she must go. Leaving her family and home, Eilis sets off to ... more

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