Dublin: City of Literature

Dublin: City of Literature

An accessible, entertaining guide to literary Dublin and the writers associated with it, from Swift to the present day. Illustrated throughout with period photographs and new photography showing places, events and people related to literary Dublin today.

Paperback: €9.99
Paperback: 224 pages
Size:196x130 mm
ISBN: 9781847172488

Category: Literature

Themes: History, Information

An accessible, entertaining guide to literary Dublin and the writers associated with it, from Swift to the present day. The book will record in words and pictures where the writers lived and worked, key events and locations associated with them, and will include literary walks, extracts, and information on events, awards and literature-related organisations. Illustrated throughout with period photographs and new photography showing places, events and people related to literary Dublin today.

With quotes from contemporary writers, information on Bloomsday celebrations and other Dublin literary events and festivals.

Muriel Bolger
Muriel Bolger is an experienced travel writer and magazine editor.

'an absolute treasure ... a great reference book to just sit back and browse through'

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'a handy compendium for anyone with even a passing interest in the 'bukes' ... It’s an eye-opener to see the sheer range of writers Dublin has produced or fostered, especially the lesser known ones ... this one’s a must for book lovers'

The Irish Mail on Sunday

'This fantastic new guide will prove to be very beneficial for visitors to Dublin and indeed Dubliners themselves in experiencing what our literary heritage has to offer ...This guide will prove to be an effective tool for the promotion of Dublin from bot

Minister Deenihan - Merrion Street

'indispensible ... interesting, entertaining and informative'

Irish Tatler Man

'The pages, maps, photos and text are all colourful and densely packed together, and the pocket-sized format is a handy one for anyone wanting a vade mecum for any of the suggested routes'

Books Ireland

compact, efficient and exceptionally well presented book ... remarkably informative and entertaining'

Books Ireland
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Beautiful Landscapes of Ireland
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