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The Writers

A Sense of Ireland

Edited by Peter Fallon and Andrew Carpenter, Photographed by Mike Bunn

The Writers : a sense of Ireland : new works by 44 Irish writers / selected and edited by Andrew Carpenter and Peter Fallon ; with photographs of the writers by Mike Bunn

The Woodcutter and his Family

The World War intensifies in Europe. In Zurich a writer breathes his last imagining his life till now from his childhood in Dublin. The voices of his family circling him – wife, son, daughter. And James Joyce has saved for them one last story to delight and defy them: The Woodcutter And His Children ...

The Woman of the House

The Phelans have owned Mossgrove for generations. But when it is put up for sale, the lengths to which Irish people will go to keep their land become clear.

An enchanting novel by Ireland’s favourite writer.

White Feathers

Eva Downey jumps at the chance to attend finishing school, where she finds kinship and, eventually, love. But the man she loves refuses to enlist when World War I breaks out, and her family forces her to give him a white feather of cowardice – an act with devastating consequences.

When Love Comes to Town

Meet Neil Byrne - try-scorer on the rugby field, prizewinning student, one of the in-crowd at the disco, regular guy, gay. Presenting one face to the world and burying his true feelings in fantasy, Neil tries to keep his secret.

What Love Looks Like

Sometimes love turns up where you least expect it

Ben Brennan, is 17, gay, and happy most of the time. He’s finished school and is on track to a great career – all that’s missing is falling in love. Can Ben navigate the pitfalls of modern gay dating, with all its expectations, and be true to himself?

Ulysses

Written by James Joyce, Introduced by Bob Joyce, Illustrated by Emma Byrne

The Dublin Illustrated Edition of Ulysses, endorsed by The James Joyce Centre, meticulously recreates the 1922 text.

Ulysses

Written by James Joyce, Introduced by Bob Joyce, Illustrated by Emma Byrne

The Dublin Illustrated Edition of Ulysses, endorsed by The James Joyce Centre, meticulously recreates the 1922 text.

This special slipcased edition, numbered and limited to 100 copies, is signed by Bob Joyce, Emma Byrne and Michael O'Brien.

Surge

New Writing from Ireland

Introduction by Frank McGuinness

A collection of sixteen previously unpublished short stories, featuring work from new writing talents of Ireland alongside offerings from acclaimed and award-winning playwrights and short story writers: Frank McGuinness, Mary Morrissy, Gina Moxley, Darran McCann and Mike McCormack.

The Street and other stories

A collection of short stories that capture the essence of life in Belfast by one of Ireland's leading political figures. It reveals the humanity and indominable spirit of ordinary people caught up in extraordinary times.

 

 

The Secret Dublin Diary of Gerard Manley Hopkins

A bold exploration in fiction of the years Gerard Manley Hopkins, one of England's foremost Victorian poets, spent in Ireland - of his torments, his ecstasies, his fears, and his loves. This is the story of a man who loves greatly, but because of the life he has chosen, he must always dissemble.

The Scrapper

Dublin boxer Sparrow McCabe has the World Featherweight title for the taking: but he can't throw that final punch and suddenly it’s all over. Fast forward fifteen years and Sparrow is working as a driver for gangsters. But when murder enters the picture, there's a new fight he can't afford to lose.

Ross O'Carroll-Kelly: The Teenage Dirtbag Years

Written by Ross O'Carroll-Kelly, With Paul Howard, Illustrated by Alan Clarke

So there I was, roysh, class legend, schools rugby legend, basically all-round legend, when someone decides you can't, like, sit the Leaving Cert four times. Well that put a focking spanner in the works.

The second, like, un-focking-missable book from Ross O'Carroll-Kelly

Ross O'Carroll-Kelly: The Orange Mocha-Chip Frappuccino Years

Written by Ross O'Carroll-Kelly, With Paul Howard, Illustrated by Alan Clarke

'So there I was, roysh, enjoying college life, college birds and, like, a major amount of socialising.' Can Ross survive outside Castlerock College?

Ross O'Carroll-Kelly, The Miseducation Years

Written by Ross O'Carroll-Kelly, With Paul Howard, Illustrated by Alan Clarke

'So there I was, roysh, putting the 'in' in 'in crowd' ... But being a schools rugby legend has its downsides.' This is where it all began: the formation of the phenomenon that is Ross O'Carroll-Kelly.

With a new introduction by Paul Howard, Ross's representative on, loike, earth?

Ross O'Carroll-Kelly, PS, I scored the bridesmaids

Written by Ross O'Carroll-Kelly, With Paul Howard, Illustrated by Alan Clarke

So there I was, roysh, twenty-three years of age, still, like, gorgeous and rich ... when all of a sudden life becomes a total mare.

With a new introduction by Paul Howard, Ross's representative on, loike, earth.