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The Dublin Literary Pub Crawl, Peter Costello
61 Peter Costello The Dublin Literary Pub Crawl
A. & A. Farmur 240527 1996 1899047204 / 9781899047208 Softcover Very Good Condition eter Costello takes you on a tour of Dublin pubs most frequented by famous Irish literary personalities, noting the sights to watch for along the way. He describes the background to pub culture, how it arose in the nineteenth century, the finer points of pub etiquette, and peculiar customs and practices. He recounts the history of the fourteen best-known pubs in Dublin and their famous clientele, including James Joyce, James Stephens, W.B. Yeats, Oliver St J. Gogarty, Brendan Behan, Anthony Cronin, Myles na Gopaleen, Patrick Campbell, and many others. Fully illustrated, this elegant little book also includes many contemporary descriptions and quotations. Based on the hugely popular Jameson Dublin Pub Crawl, Dublin?s Literary Pubs is a fabulous guide to the pubs that have played a special part in Irish life and writing for a century and more. 122 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel; Travel & Places; Countries::Great Britain. ISBN: 1899047204. ISBN/EAN: 9781899047208. Inventory No: 240527. Paperback 
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44 - A Dublin Memoir, Peter Sheridan
62 Peter Sheridan 44 - A Dublin Memoir
MacMillan 237087 Australia 1999 033376594x / 9780333765944 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition This is the story of Peter Sheridan and his life in Dublin. It gives a portrait of an Irish family as they chart their way through the 1960s, following the author's journey from boy to man. 296 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 033376594x. ISBN/EAN: 9780333765944. Inventory No: 237087. Paperback 
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All Of Us There, Polly Devlin
63 Polly Devlin All Of Us There
Pan Books 225920 London 1983 0330282298 / 9780330282291 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket Polly Devlin grew up in County Tyrone, on the shores of Lough Neagh, in the fifties -- but it might as well have been another time and place altogether. In this memoir she describes in witty, spontaneous and idiosyncratic prose her life as one of seven siblings in a Catholic family in Northern Ireland. 'A brooding, evocative study of Irish childhood, of the strong bonds of love and jealousy that sisters especially feel, the guilt-ridden pressures of religion, the magical countryside, the eccentric villagers. A hauntingly lovely work ...beautifully written with poetic intensity which seems to encapsulate the Irish character with all its wit and bitterness and gift for words' HOMES AND GARDENS 173 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0330282298. ISBN/EAN: 9780330282291. Inventory No: 225920. Paperback 
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The Stockmen, Rachael Treasure
64 Rachael Treasure The Stockmen
Penguin Books 246534 Australia 2004 0670042935 / 9780670042937 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket From the bestselling author of Jillaroo Rosie Highgrove-Jones grows up hating her double-barrelled name. She dreams of riding out over the wide plains of the family property, working on the land. Instead she's stuck writing for the social pages of the local paper. Then a terrible tragedy sparks a series of shocking revelations for Rosie and her family. As she tries to put her life back together, Rosie throws herself into researching the haunting true story of a 19th century Irish stockman who came to Australia and risked his all for a tiny pup and a wild dream. Is it just coincidence when Rosie meets a sexy Irish stockman of her own? And will Jim help her realise her deepest ambitions--or will he break her heart? The Stockmen moves effortlessly between the present and the past to reveal a simple yet hard-won truth: that both love and the land are timeless. 374 pages. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; Fiction; Australian::Australian Fiction. ISBN: 0670042935. ISBN/EAN: 9780670042937. Inventory No: 246534. Paperback 
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The Great Wheel, Robert Lawson
65 Robert Lawson The Great Wheel
Angus & Robertson 232770 Great Britain 1967 Hardcover Good Condition Fair Robert Lawson Ages 10 to 14. "Your fortune lies to the west. Keep your face to the sunset . . . and one day you'll ride the greatest wheel in all the world." When Aunt Honora reads this fortune in his tea leaves, Conn Kilroy knows he is destined for greater things than his small Irish village can offer. A letter from his uncle Michael in America offering Conn a partnership in his New York contracting company sets Conn on his western adventure. Just a few short months later Conn's Uncle Patrick lures him even farther west to Chicago, where they join the hardworking crew building what some called Ferris's Folly—the first Ferris wheel—then the largest wheel in the world and the showpiece of Chicago's 1893 World's Columbian Exposition. Dust jacket has had a closed tear repaired to bottom of front cover. 188 pages. Award certificate pasted in. Illustrator: Robert Lawson. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Children; Rare & Collectible::Rare & Collectible. Inventory No: 232770. Hardcover 
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Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha, Roddy Doyle
66 Roddy Doyle Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha
Secker & Warburg 226790 Great Britain 1993 Reprint 0436201593 / 9780436201592 Softcover Good Condition "Sometimes when nothing happened it was really getting ready to happen." Irish Paddy rampages through Barrytown streets with like-minded hooligans, playing cowboys, etching names in wet concrete, setting fires. The gang are not bad boys, just restless. When his parents argue, Paddy stays up all night to keep them safe. Change always comes, not always for the better. Light tanning to front endpaper. 282 pages. Light foxing to outer page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0436201593. ISBN/EAN: 9780436201592. Inventory No: 226790. Paperback 
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Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha, Roddy Doyle
67 Roddy Doyle Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha
Secker & Warburg 242483 London 1994 0436201593 / 9780436201592 Softcover Good Condition "Sometimes when nothing happened it was really getting ready to happen." Irish Paddy rampages through Barrytown streets with like-minded hooligans, playing cowboys, etching names in wet concrete, setting fires. The gang are not bad boys, just restless. When his parents argue, Paddy stays up all night to keep them safe. Change always comes, not always for the better. 282 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0436201593. ISBN/EAN: 9780436201592. Inventory No: 242483. Paperback 
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The Oxford Companion to Irish History, S. J. Connolly [Editor]
68 S. J. Connolly [Editor] The Oxford Companion to Irish History
Oxford University Press 227971 Great Britain 1998 Softcover Near Fine Condition This text offers a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of the history of Ireland. Written by a team of more than 80 distinguished historians, its 1800 entries explore every aspect of Irish society from the earliest times to the late 20th-century. Key figures and events are re-evaluated in the light of recent research, while emerging areas of scholarship, such as women's history and public health, are discussed in depth. Many entries focus on enduring themes of Irish history, including nationalism, unionism, and Catholicism, breaking away from a purely chronological approach to examine the contexts and traditions that underpin Irish identity. Entries therefore vary in length from short definitions or explanations to substantial analytical essays. The book attempts to illustrate the ways in which interpretations of issues... 618 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; History; Inventory No: 227971. Paperback 
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See What I Have Done, Sarah Schmidt
69 Sarah Schmidt See What I Have Done
Hachette 245923 Australia 2017 0733636888 / 9780733636882 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Haunting, gripping and gorgeously written, SEE WHAT I HAVE DONE by Sarah Schmidt is a re-imagining of the unsolved American true crime case of the Lizzie Borden murders, for fans of BURIAL RITES and MAKING A MURDERER.'Eerie and compelling' Paula Hawkins'Stunning' Sunday Times'Gripping... outstanding' Observer'Glittering' Irish TimesJust after 11am on 4th August 1892, the bodies of Andrew and Abby Borden are discovered. He's found on the sitting room sofa, she upstairs on the bedroom floor, both murdered with an axe.It is younger daughter Lizzie who is first on the scene, so it is Lizzie who the police first question, but there are others in the household with stories to tell: older sister Emma, Irish maid Bridget, the girls' Uncle John, and a boy who knows more than anyone realises.In a dazzlingly original and chilling reimagining of this most notorious of unsolved mysteries, Sarah Schmidt opens the door to the Borden home and leads us into its murkiest corners, where jealousies, slow-brewed rivalries and the darkest of thoughts reside. 327 pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780733636882. Inventory No: 245923. Paperback 
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Three Plays: Juno and The Paycock; The Shadow of a Gunman; The Plough and the Stars, Sean O'Casey
70 Sean O'Casey Three Plays: Juno and The Paycock; The Shadow of a Gunman; The Plough and the Stars
Papermac 243576 Great Britain 1978 0333026659 / 9780333026656 Softcover Good Condition Sean O'Casey was born in 1880 and lived through a bitterly hard boyhood in a Dublin tenement house. He never went to school but received most of his education in the streets of Dublin, and taught himself to read at the age of fourteen. He was successively a newspaper-seller, docker, stone-breaker, railway-worker and builders' labourer. In 1913 he helped to organise the Irish Citizen Army which fought in the streets of Dublin, and at the same time he was learning his dramatic technique by reading Shakespeare and watching the plays of Dion Boucicault. His early works were performed at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, and Lady Gregory made him welcome at Coole, but disagreement followed and after visiting America in the late thirties O'Casey settled in Devonshire. He lived there until his death in 1964, though still drawing the themes of many of his plays from the life he knew so well on the banks of the Liffey. Out of the ceaseless dramatic experimenting in his plays O'Casey created a flamboyance and versatility that sustain the impression of bigness of mind that is inseparable from his tragi-comic vision of life. 218 pages. Pages well browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Plays; Theatre & Plays; ISBN: 0333026659. ISBN/EAN: 9780333026656. Inventory No: 243576. Paperback 
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A Homecoming for Kezzie, Theresa Breslin
71 Theresa Breslin A Homecoming for Kezzie
Methuen Children's Books 225914 Great Britain 1995 0416191673 / 9780416191677 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket For Kezzie, the war begins when German planes fire at her cruise liner as she returns home from Canada to Scotland with her young sister Lucy. Once home, she is reunited with the grandfather in the Clydebank before the war starts in earnest. Soon however, the family spirit is put to the test once again. First, she has to save an Italian family from the racial hatred they encounter, then she rescues her old school friend Peg after her home is destroyed in a bombing raid. Tragically as the Clydebank becomes a burning inferno, Kezzie's grandfather is killed and the girls are forced to move to England to live with a family friend Lady Fitzwilliam. Here Kezzie's medical skills are called into action as she works tirelessly in a local field hospital, and is fatefully reunited with her Irish friend Michael who arrives there with severe injuries. 191 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Young Adult Fiction; Teens & Young Adult; ISBN: 0416191673. ISBN/EAN: 9780416191677. Inventory No: 225914. Hardcover 
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The Great Shame - A Story of the Irish in the Old World and the New, Thomas Keneally
72 Thomas Keneally The Great Shame - A Story of the Irish in the Old World and the New
Random House 229713 Australia 1998 0091837367 / 9780091837365 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good In the 19th century the Irish population was halved. This masterly book traces the three causes of this depletion; first the manine, second the Irish diaspora and the emigrations to places such as America and Canada and thridly the transportations of political activists to Australia. It is a quest for Keneally's Irish ancestors. Based on unique research among little-used sources, the characters and their stories come brilliantly to life; this is an important book in which the main political themes are fascinatingly explored. It also contains a remarkable collection of photographs and documents. 729 pages. Previous owners small sticker on front blank endpaper. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian; History; History. ISBN: 0091837367. ISBN/EAN: 9780091837365. Inventory No: 229713. Hardcover 
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Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato - An Irish Folktale, Tomie DePaola
73 Tomie DePaola Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato - An Irish Folktale
Scholastic 229070 Australia 1992 First Edition 0868969354 / 9780868969350 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket "Illustrated in dePaola's signature style, this has an inviting look. Buoyant watercolors are framed by thin orange borders....An engaging read-aloud choice for St. Patrick's Day." -- "Booklist"A Cheery picture book, with the artist using the lighter, brighter side of his palette....Attractive and amusing." -- "Kirkus Reviews" Illustrated in colour. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Children; ISBN: 0868969354. ISBN/EAN: 9780868969350. Inventory No: 229070. Paperback 
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Black the Night and Wild the Sea, Vincent Smith
74 Vincent Smith Black the Night and Wild the Sea
Xulon Press 230008 USA 2012 1619964821 / 9781619964822 Softcover Very Good Condition Black the Night and Wild the Sea is a story of adventure and intrigue set in the turbulent era of the Australian gold rushes. It is also a love story between two very different characters: Michael Byrnes, a warm hearted but roguish Irish adventurer, and Sele Kanawa, a beautiful and passionate Eurasian missionary. The story ranges from the wild southern coast of Australia to the jungles of the Cape York Peninsula and the wild unexplored islands of Melanesia, where brutal sea captains abducted natives to work as virtual slave labourers, and missionaries risked their lives to stop them. It is also a tale of a woman torn between her love for God and the work she feels called to do, and her love for a man determined to make his fortune. 440 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9781619964822. Inventory No: 230008. Paperback 
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Classic Irish Drama: The Countess Cathleen; The Playboy Of The Western World; Cock-A-Doodle Dandy, W. B. Yeats; J. M. Synge; Sean O'Casey
75 W. B. Yeats; J. M. Synge; Sean O'Casey Classic Irish Drama: The Countess Cathleen; The Playboy Of The Western World; Cock-A-Doodle Dandy
Penguin Books 128177 England, Great Britain 1970 Reprint 0140480544 / 9780140480542 Softcover Good No Dust Jacket 224 pages. Pages browned. Previous owners name on front endpaper and title page. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Plays; Theatre & Plays; ISBN: 0140480544. ISBN/EAN: 9780140480542. Inventory No: 128177. Paperback 
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