Post-truth is stranger than fiction

The Man in the High Castle

Paperback, 13/11/2015, €12.75
Offers a horrifying glimpse of an alternative world - one where the Allies have lost the Second World War. In this nightmare dystopia, the Nazis have taken over New York, the Japanese control California and the African continent is virtually wiped out.

Nineteen Eighty-Four

Paperback, 03/07/2008, €10.95
Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police uncover every act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening, and awakens to new possibilities.

Fahrenheit 451

Paperback, 16/08/1993, €12.75
The hauntingly prophetic classic novel set in a not-too-distant future where books are burned by a special task force of firemen.


Paperback, 01/10/2009, €12.75
It is April 1964 and one week before Hitler's 75th birthday. Xavier March, a detective of the Kriminalpolizei, is called out to investigate the discovery of a dead body in a lake near Berlin's most prestigious suburb. As March discovers the identity of the body, he uncovers signs of a conspiracy that could go to the very top of the German Reich.

Nineteen Eighty-four

Paperback, 29/01/2004, €12.75
A Dubray Books Favourite Book of all Time. As relevant and as damning an indictment of society today as it was when it was written. (Shane O'Reilly, Bray) This dark yet thrilling and prescient novel shows Orwell's masterful grasp of human nature and society. (Ronan Quinn, Grafton St)

Brave New World

Paperback, 06/12/2007, €12.75
Far in the future, the World Controllers have created the ideal society. Through clever use of genetic engineering, brainwashing and recreational sex and drugs all its members are happy consumers. Bernard Marx seems alone harbouring an ill-defined longing to break free.