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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?

Brown Morning

Charlie and his friend live in a time marked by the rise of an extreme totalitarian regime: the Brown State.
A remarkable parable of how easily people allow their rights to be removed.

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.

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.

 

 

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?

The Picture of Dorian Gray

Dorian Gray, an extraordinarily beautiful youth, looks at his newly-painted portrait and despairs at the thought of how time will alter his looks. If only he could be beautiful forever - yes, he would give his soul for that! Oscar Wilde’s masterpiece in a beautiful new edition.

Dubliners

Written by James Joyce, Introduced by John Boyne

Dubliners is a wonderfully engaging and accessible collection of stories by James Joyce, an author famed for being difficult to read. This beautiful new edition was chosen as the One Book, One City title for Dublin in 2012.

Crazy Love

A high-flying executive, to all appearances happily married with a child, goes to extremes of duplicity to hide his homosexuality.

The Poison Throne

Written by and Illustrated by Celine Kiernan, Illustrated by Finbarr O'Connor

A Friend. A Father. A Kingdom. Which one would you sacrifice? This gothic tale of intrigue, adventure and romance follows Wynter Moorehawke as she is forced to make choices for herself, her family and country, and discover who, if anyone, she can really trust.

Dublin Noir

The Celtic Tiger vs. The Ugly American

Edited by Ken Bruen

Nineteen previously unpublished stories by acclaimed crime writers, each one set in Dublin. Includes Ray Banks, James O. Born, Ken Bruen, Reed Farrell Coleman, Eoin Colfer, Jim Fusilli, Patrick J. Lambe, Craig McDonald, Pat Mullan, John Rickards, Peter Spiegelman, Olen Steinhauer, Charlie Stella, Duane Swierczynski, Sarah Weinman and others.

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.

Across the River

Alice Taylor's second novel, a story of land, love and family set in rural Ireland. Sequel to The Woman of the House.

Joyce's Pupil

The finest short stories of Slovenia's most prominent author. A young man learns English in 1914 from James Joyce. Years later, in 1941, this same man must flee his country, and he becomes the Slovenian voice of British radio. On his return to Yugoslavia, he falls foul of the new communist authorities.

House of Memories

This sequel to "The Woman of the House” and “Across the River" is a story of love for the home place and of the passions and jealousies it can inspire. A story of grief and trying to cope with loss, but also of resilience in the face of family tragedy.

Arimathea

It is 1950. Donegal. A land apart. Derry city is only fourteen miles away but too far, mentally, for people to travel there in comfort. Into this community comes Gianni, a painter from Italy.

A book of close observation, sharp wit, linguistic dexterity – and of deep sympathy for everyday humanity.

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.