Oscar Wilde is probably the most quoted and quotable man in history. His genius manifested itself in his plays and poetry but he is equally famous for his penetrating wit, humour and brilliant repartee. A fantastic selection of hundreds of his most memorable insults, quips and quotations.
Twins Nina and Alex Popadopolus live on the beautiful island of Naxos. One day their blind grandfather senses something terrible is coming ...
This delightful story reminds us that when people work together anything is possible!
Comparable to William Burroughs' Naked Lunch, Leonard Cohen's Beautiful Losers and Norman Mailer's Why Are We in Vietnam, Ken Bruen's American Skin is a unique take on the American dream from a master of noir. Ken Bruen has been a finalist for the Edgar, Anthony and Barry Awards.
In 1631 Barbary pirates kidnapped the inhabitants of Baltimore, West Cork in a daring night time raid. Only two of them ever returned. Here is the story of their kidnap, sale in the slave markets of Algiers and the political fallout from the attack.
A beautiful and simple introduction to the Book of Kells.
Here George Otto Simms, a world-renowned authority on the Book of Kells, reveals the mysteries hidden in this magnificent manuscript.
German language edition
Cork, Kilkenny, Tipperary. This is the full story of these three amazing counties – the highlights, rivalries, stars and the greatest matches are explored in all their fervour and desperation.
Anna Kelly is a witch who’s more interested in sleepovers, school friends and soccer than practising her magic.
When Verbena Vile, a mad, bad and dangerous witch, kidnaps Anna’s best friend Mary it’s up to Anna and her cat Charlie to rescue her …
What if you could live in a universe where you were always the winner?
Pushed to his limits by a horrific accident, Liam discovers he has an amazing ability: he can ‘move’ to parallel universes where things always turn out just the way he wants.
When Katherine Zappone and Ann Louise Gilligan met it was love. But that love had consequences which brought this couple to the High Court, and beyond.
Includes a foreword by Archbishop Desmond Tutu.