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The 2 1/2 Pillars of Wisdom - The Von Igelfeld Trilogy Incorporating portuguese Irregular Verbs; The Finer Points of Sausage Dogs; At The Villa of Reduced Circumstances, Alexander McCall Smith
1 Alexander McCall Smith The 2 1/2 Pillars of Wisdom - The Von Igelfeld Trilogy Incorporating portuguese Irregular Verbs; The Finer Points of Sausage Dogs; At The Villa of Reduced Circumstances
Abacus 239400 Great Britain 2004 0349118507 / 9780349118505 Softcover Very Good Condition Welcome to the extraordinary world of Professor Dr Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld, an unnaturally tall and memorable character whose sublime insouciance is a blend of the cultivated pomposity of Frasier Crane and Inspector Clouseau's hapless gaucherie.Von Igelfeld inhabits the rarefied world of the Institute of Romance Philology at Regensburg, which he shares with his equally tall and equally ridiculous colleagues, Professors Florianus Prinzel and Detleve Amadeus Unterholzer.We follow von Igelfeld from his student days, through his search for ancient Irish obscenities to an aching infatuation with a dentist fatale and a Venetian sojourn. Among the Ozark mountains of Arkansas, von Igelfeld is dogged by dachshunds, and aboard a Mediterranean cruise ship he quickly finds himself the star attraction. 394 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0349118507. ISBN/EAN: 9780349118505. Inventory No: 239400. Paperback 
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The Almost Moon, Alice Sebold
2 Alice Sebold The Almost Moon
Picador 230223 Australia 2007 First Edition 0330451375 / 9780330451376 Trade Paperback Good Condition Helen Knightly has spent a lifetime trying to win the love of a mother who had none to spare. And as this electrifying novel opens, she steps over a boundary she never dreamt she would even approach. But while her act is almost unconscious, it also seems like the fulfilment of a lifetime's buried desire. Over the next twenty-four hours, her life rushes in at her as she confronts the choices that have brought her to this crossroads. 'Sebold writes brilliantly ...The Almost Moon is a mature, salutary and timely novel' Helen Dunmore, The Times 'Exhilarating, unforgettable ...This is a remarkable novel in which every word is vital, each nuance felt ...Candid, gut-wrenching, at times horribly funny and often beautifully touching ...The genius which guides The Almost Moon is its absolute, horrible, multiple truths; its staggering clarity' Irish Times 'As moving as it is unquestionably gripping' Observer 291 pages. Cover has a few faint creases. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780330451376. Inventory No: 230223. Paperback 
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The Pallisers - Phineas Finn, Anthony Trollope
3 Anthony Trollope The Pallisers - Phineas Finn
Panther 230072 Great Britain 1973 0586025278 / 9780586025277 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket In "Phineas Finn," the second of the Palliser novels, Trollope balances the rival demands of public and private life, entangling political ambitions with the experiences of love. Phineas Finn, an irresistible but penniless young Irish barrister, enters Parliament and comes to London, leaving behind him an Irish sweetheart, Mary Flood-Jones. In London, Phineas wins friends on all sides and is admitted to high society. However, he also falls more-or-less in love, first with politically-minded Lady Laura Standish and then with Violet Effingham and finally with wealthy widow Madame Max Goesler. This novel is part of Brilliance Audio's extensive Classic Collection, bringing you timeless masterpieces that you and your family are sure to love. 623 pages. Light tanning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0586025278. ISBN/EAN: 9780586025277. Inventory No: 230072. Paperback 
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Against The Wind, Brian Courtis [Compiled]
4 Brian Courtis [Compiled] Against The Wind
HSV7 235744 Australia 1978 0959617906 / 9780959617900 Softcover Good Condition A Pegasus production in Association with the Seven Network. This 13 episode mini-series centred on Mary Mulvane , a young Irish convict who was transported to Australia where she married an ex-convict 'and struggled for life and dignity' in Sydney's Castle Hill district. It fictonalises the Irish Rebellion (1798), the Castle Hill Rebellion (1804) and the Rum Rebellion (1808) against Governor Bligh. 80 pages. Cover has a few creases. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Film::Film and TV; Film, Radio & Television; ISBN: 0959617906. ISBN/EAN: 9780959617900. Inventory No: 235744. Paperback 
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The Eleventh Summer, Carlo Gebler
5 Carlo Gebler The Eleventh Summer
Fireside 225957 USA 1990 0671677799 / 9780671677794 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket An eleven-year-old Irish boy visits his grandparents for the summer and discovers the mysteries of the adult world surrounding him 162 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0671677799. ISBN/EAN: 9780671677794. Inventory No: 225957. Paperback 
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Never Say Die, Chris O'Brien
6 Chris O'Brien Never Say Die
HarperCollins 239718 Australia 2008 0732288096 / 9780732288099 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition In November 2006, Chris O'Brien was diagnosed with glioblastoma multi-forme, a malignant and extremely aggressive form of cancer. As one of the country's most eminent cancer specialists, O'Brien knows that the chances of beating the brain tumour are tiny; even with chemotherapy, surgery and radiation few sufferers survive past 12 months. Nevertheless, he is determined to beat the odds. With the support of his close family and an international network of surgeons, friends and well-wishers, O'Brien took the option of radical brain surgery under the supervision of his friend Dr Charlie Teo. His level of fitness, optimistic outlook and relative youth (he was 55 when diagnosed) give him a shot at survival. Currently he is in remission. Funny, charming and fearless, O'Brien has said he is not afraid to die - but he doesn't plan to just yet. Here, in his inspiring memoir, he takes a look back over his life and the forces which shaped him - from his modest beginnings as part of a typical Australian-Irish family, to his early years as a doctor and football player, to life, "living on the smell of an oily rag" as a young doctor with a family in London and the US, through to the shocking news which literally changed his life. 306 pages. Light foxing to outer page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780732288099. Inventory No: 239718. Paperback 
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The Empty Family: Stories, Colm Toibin
7 Colm Toibin The Empty Family: Stories
Picador / Pan Macmillan 234072 Australia 2010 1405040238 / 9781405040235 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition 'I imagined lamplight, shadows, soft voices, clothes put away, the low sound of late news on the radio. And I thought as I crossed the bridge at Baggot Street to face the last stretch of my own journey home that no matter what I had done, I had not done that.'In the captivating stories that make up The Empty Family Colm Toibin delineates with a tender and unique sensibility lives of unspoken or unconscious longing, of individuals, often willingly, cast adrift from their history. From the young Pakistani immigrant who seeks some kind of permanence in a strange town to the Irish woman reluctantly returning to Dublin and discovering a city that refuses to acknowledge her long absence each of Toibin's stories manage to contain whole worlds: stories of fleeing the past and returning home, of family threads lost and ultimately regained. 214 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9781405040235. Inventory No: 234072. Paperback 
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Matters of the Heart, Danielle Steel
8 Danielle Steel Matters of the Heart
Corgi 246205 Great Britain 2010 0552160237 / 9780552160230 Softcover Very Good Condition Hope Dunne is content with her life, finding serenity and beauty through the lens of her camera. She isn't looking for a man or excitement. But things change when she accepts a last minute assignment in London, photographing one of the world's most celebrated writers. To Hope's surprise, Finn O'Neill exudes warmth and a boyish charm. He courts her, whisking her away to his palatial, isolated Irish estate, weaving a tapestry of tales about his life. Hope finds it all absolutely dizzying. But soon cracks begin to appear in his stories and suddenly Hope is both in love and suspicious. How many lies has he told? Is it possible that this kind, loving, attentive man is hiding something even worse? Tear to bottom of spine edge. 432 pages. Cover has a few creases. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780552160230. Inventory No: 246205. Paperback 
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World's Best Loved Irish Songs and Melodies [Piano, Vocal, Chords], David C. Olsen [Editor]
9 David C. Olsen [Editor] World's Best Loved Irish Songs and Melodies [Piano, Vocal, Chords]
Columbia Pictures 244463 USA 1987 Expanded and Revised Softcover Good Condition 96 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Music::Sheet Music; Music Sheets & Scores; Inventory No: 244463. Paperback 
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The Ribble Way: A Northern England Trail, Dennis and Jan Kelsall
10 Dennis and Jan Kelsall The Ribble Way: A Northern England Trail
Cicerone 246091 Great Britain 2005 1852844566 / 9781852844561 Softcover Good Condition The River Ribble springs from the limestone of the Yorkshire Dales, high on Cam Fell in the heart of Three Peak country. The 70 1/2-mile (113km) Ribble Way is described in seven stages, the route alternating from one side of the valley to the other, generally making use of road bridges to cross the river. Initially forcing a passage between high, rugged moorland hills, it then breaks free to wind through gentler countryside south of Settle, meandering lazily through alternating pasture and ancient woodland, where old manor houses and early 18th-century village cottages still hold sway against the pervasive tide of modernity. Beyond Preston, the river dramatically changes yet again, trained to run straight to the Irish Sea, but further to the west, a vast expanse of the salt marsh still remains and attracts huge populations of birds particularly in winter. 137 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel; Travel & Places; Countries::Great Britain. ISBN: 1852844566. ISBN/EAN: 9781852844561. Inventory No: 246091. Paperback 
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A Song for Mary: An Irish-American Memory, Dennis Smith
11 Dennis Smith A Song for Mary: An Irish-American Memory
Flamingo 238186 Australia 1999 0732264103 / 9780732264109 Trade Paperback Good Condition This text presents Dennis Smith's story of life as it was in the 1940s, growing up as an Irish-American in the tenements of New York City. 368 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0732264103. ISBN/EAN: 9780732264109. Inventory No: 238186. Paperback 
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The Irish R:M:, E. Somerville & Martin Ross
12 E. Somerville & Martin Ross The Irish R:M:
Sphere 241349 London 1987 0722179804 / 9780722179802 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket 591 pages. Previous owners name to top of title page. TV Tie-In. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0722179804. ISBN/EAN: 9780722179802. Inventory No: 241349. Paperback 
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Mother Ireland, Edna O'Brien
13 Edna O'Brien Mother Ireland
Penguin Books 240254 Great Britain 1978 Reprint 0140045562 / 9780140045567 Softcover Good Condition An autobiographical tapestry; recollections of an Irish childhood linked to an account of a journey there today, interwoven with fragments of Irish mythology, history and hearsay. 89 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; History; ISBN: 0140045562. ISBN/EAN: 9780140045567. Inventory No: 240254. Paperback 
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A River Full Of Stars, Elizabeth Hamilton
14 Elizabeth Hamilton A River Full Of Stars
Andre Deutsch 226466 London 1954 Second Impression Hardcover Good Condition Good Agnes Lamont As a mildly nostalgic autobiography, this follows the thread of story of a young woman, whose idyllic childhood was spent in Ireland, until her parents, driven by poverty, went first to Florida, thence back to England. Her years in a girls' school, then as a classical scholar in a London University, her vocation as a teacher, and her entry into the Catholic Church- this comprises the pattern of her life, and she rounds it out with a return to the Irish home of her childhood. She manages to imbue the record with lyric grace, even a few notes of humor. Her lot has been no bed of roses, but she allows herself no note of complaint. Instead she shares with her reader her enthusiasm for the little things of life,- birds, flowers, animals, everyday companions -- and the portrait of her lovely mother. Front boards slightly bowed. Dust jacket has some foxing, rubbing to edge and chips to corners. 219 pages. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Illustrator: Agnes Lamont. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Inventory No: 226466. Hardcover 
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Vocal Duets Collection [Vocal Library] Allans Edition No. 1289, EMI Music Publishing
15 EMI Music Publishing Vocal Duets Collection [Vocal Library] Allans Edition No. 1289
Allan Music 244607 Australia 2003 9317078706866 Softcover (Spiral Bound) Very Good Condition Orginally published in two volumes by Allans Music, this collection features 36 vocal duets, arranged for high and low voice. Composed mainly oflight classical and folk songs, all works are presented in English. Inc ludes: Beautiful Dreamer (Foster), Londonderry Air (Irish Traditional), La Paloma (Yradier), It was a Lover and his Lass (Morley), Lullaby (Wiegenlied) (Brahms), Liebestraume (Dream of Love) (Liszt), To a Wild Rose (MacDowell), and many more. Spiral bound. 64 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Music::Sheet Music::Vocal; Music Sheets & Scores; ISBN/EAN: 9317078706866. Inventory No: 244607. Paperback 
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Round Ireland in Low Gear, Eric Newby
16 Eric Newby Round Ireland in Low Gear
Picador 240820 Great Britain 1988 0330304909 / 9780330304900 Softcover Good Condition Having decided to explore Ireland by bicycle, Eric and Wanda Newby set out one December - not the best time to ride a bike around the highways and by-ways of the Emerald Isle, even when protected by thermal underwear. From the Cliffs of Moher to St Brigid's Vat, Dublin, the Aran Islands, the Ring of Kerry and Croagh Patrick, their rainsoaked journey is beset by minor disaster ranging from ferocious storms to even more ferocious dogs. Along the way they come across a moving, miracle-working stature of the Virgin, spectacular ruins and the traces of twentieth-century violence, in between stops for Guinness, tea and soda bread. Woven into the narrative is a wealth of information about Irish history and custom - hermits, horse-fairs, peat-cutting and poetry are all touched on in this deft and dazzling blend of myth, fact and quirky details. And, as usual with eric Newby, this beguiling account is enlivened by a cast of eccentric and utterly engaging characters. 308 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel; Theatre & Plays; Countries::Ireland. ISBN: 0330304909. ISBN/EAN: 9780330304900. Inventory No: 240820. Paperback 
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Haunted Ground, Erin Hart
17 Erin Hart Haunted Ground
Hodder & Stoughton 240514 Great Britain 2003 0340827599 / 9780340827598 Trade Paperback Good Condition No Dust Jacket The dazzling, award-winning debut in a series that delivers mystery, romance, suspense, and fascinating forensic detail. When farmers cutting turf in an Irish peat bog make a grisly discovery--the perfectly preserved head of a young woman with long red hair--Irish archaeologist Cormac Maguire and American pathologist Nora Gavin must use cutting-edge techniques to preserve ancient evidence. Because the bog's watery, acidic environment prevents decay, it's difficult to tell how long the red-haired girl has been buried--two years, two centuries, or even much longer. Who is she? The extraordinary find leads to even more disturbing puzzles. The red-haired girl is not the only enigma in this remote corner of Galway. Two years earlier, Mina Osborne, the wife of a local landowner, went for a walk with her young son and vanished without a trace. Could they, too, be hidden in the bog's treacherous depths, only to be discovered centuries from now? Or did Hugh Osborne murder his family, as some villagers suspect? Bracklyn House, Osborne's stately home, holds many secrets, and Nora and Cormac's inquiries threaten to expose them all. Size: No Dust Jacket. 416 pages. Previous owner name has been blacked out. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780340827598. Inventory No: 240514. Paperback 
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Haunted Ground, Erin Hart
18 Erin Hart Haunted Ground
Hodder & Stoughton 245041 Australia 2003 0340827599 / 9780340827598 Trade Paperback Good Condition The dazzling, award-winning debut in a series that delivers mystery, romance, suspense, and fascinating forensic detail. When farmers cutting turf in an Irish peat bog make a grisly discovery--the perfectly preserved head of a young woman with long red hair--Irish archaeologist Cormac Maguire and American pathologist Nora Gavin must use cutting-edge techniques to preserve ancient evidence. Because the bog's watery, acidic environment prevents decay, it's difficult to tell how long the red-haired girl has been buried--two years, two centuries, or even much longer. Who is she? The extraordinary find leads to even more disturbing puzzles. The red-haired girl is not the only enigma in this remote corner of Galway. Two years earlier, Mina Osborne, the wife of a local landowner, went for a walk with her young son and vanished without a trace. Could they, too, be hidden in the bog's treacherous depths, only to be discovered centuries from now? Or did Hugh Osborne murder his family, as some villagers suspect? Bracklyn House, Osborne's stately home, holds many secrets, and Nora and Cormac's inquiries threaten to expose them all. 416 pages. Light tanning to page edges. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; ISBN: 0340827599. ISBN/EAN: 9780340827598. Inventory No: 245041. Paperback 
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The Promise of Happiness, Erin Kaye
19 Erin Kaye The Promise of Happiness
Avon 242918 Great Britain 2011 1847562019 / 9781847562012 Softcover Good Condition Join the McNeill family as they attempt to come together to provide the love and support that they all need - whether they know it or not. Perfect for fans of Maeve Binchy and Cathy Kelly. It's a family affair... Louise McNeill arrives home to the idyllic Irish town of Ballyfergus, hoping that it will provide the sanctuary she desperately craves. Starting again with her three-year-old son Oli, Louise's heart is full of apprehension. To make matters worse, Louise's sister Joanne seems far from happy as she watches Louise's little family blossom. But as Joanne grapples with her 'perfect' marriage, is everything as idyllic as it seems? Meanwhile Louise's youngest sister Sian has decided she doesn't want children and wants to dedicate her life to ecological living with husband Andy. But is this a mask to disguise a bigger issue? And is Andy ready to sacrifice parenthood? 401 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9781847562012. Inventory No: 242918. Paperback 
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Ireland Since The Famine, F. S. L. Lyons
20 F. S. L. Lyons Ireland Since The Famine
Fontana Press 230605 Great Britain 1985 0006860052 / 9780006860051 Softcover Good Condition A full scale study of the political and social history of Ireland from 1850 to the 1970s. The political evolution of the Irish nation forms the basis of the book; the state of the union, the demands for home rule, the violence and the compromises ending in a divided Ireland and the separate evolutions of Eire and Ulster. 880 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; Countries::Ireland. ISBN: 0006860052. ISBN/EAN: 9780006860051. Inventory No: 230605. Paperback 
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