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Books to Take You Away... Summer Reading

Few, if any, of us will manage to travel very far this summer: we will have to find rest and delight in our everyday surroundings instead. Luckily, great books can carry us away from our lives without ever leaving our homes - here are a selection of our favourite new books to thrill, fascinate, and distract you... books to take you away!

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Normal People

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When they both earn places at Trinity College in Dublin, a connection that has grown between them lasts long into the following years. This is an exquisite love story about how a person can change another person's life - a simple yet profound realisation that unfolds beautifully over the course of the novel.
€12.00 €12.15

Our Little Cruelties

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A Dubray Staff Recommended Read... Three brothers are at the funeral. One lies in the coffin. Will, Brian and Luke grow up competing for their mother's unequal love. As men, the competition continues - for status, money, fame, women ... They each betray each other, over and over, until one of them is dead. But which brother killed him?
€14.99 €18.95

Where the Crawdads Sing

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Perfect for fans of Barbara Kingsolver and Celeste Ng, Where the Crawdads Sing is at once an exquisite ode to the natural world, a heartbreaking coming-of-age story, and a surprising tale of possible murder.
€12.00 €12.15

Girl, Woman, Other

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This is Britain as you've never read it. This is Britain as it has never been told. WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019 SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2020
€12.00 €12.15


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DUBRAY STAFF RECOMMENDED READ. Told in Maggie O'Farrell's unique voice, HAMNET reveals for the first time in fiction the story of heartbreaking loss which inspired Shakespeare's most celebrated play
€15.99 €20.30

Rules for Perfect Murders

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A Dubray Staff Recommended Read. A series of unsolved murders with one thing in common: each of the deaths bears an eerie similarity to the crimes depicted in classic mystery novels. The deaths lead FBI Agent Gwen Mulvey to mystery bookshop Old Devils.
€14.99 €17.55

A Thousand Moons (Dubray Special Edition Hb, Signed, with Ribbon Bookmark)

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The unmissable new novel from the two-time Costa Book of the Year winner. A powerful, moving study of one woman's journey, of her determination to write her own future, and of the enduring human capacity for love.
€18.99 €25.95

City of Girls

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A glamorous, sexy, compelling romp of a novel about showgirls in New York in the 1940s. It is an addictive story, with vivid, brazenly drawn female characters, that brims with fascinating historical details of the time ... Radical and refreshing to read * Sunday Times *
€12.00 €12.15


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A Dubray Staff Recommended Read. "A muscular, serpentine courtroom thriller with a lot of brutal twists and turns that will leave you flat footed. This will keep you guessing which sister to believe until the very end. "
€15.99 €18.95

My Dark Vanessa

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'The book everyone will be talking about' Louise O'Neill 'A package of dynamite' Stephen King An era-defining novel about the relationship between a fifteen-year-old girl and her teacher
€12.99 €17.55

The Dutch House

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A Dubray Staff Recommended Read. A story of family, betrayal, love, responsibility and sacrifice and of the powerful bonds of place over time.
€12.00 €12.15

Putin's People: How the KGB Took Back Russia and then Turned On the West

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The hacking of the 2016 US elections. The sponsorship of extremist politics in Europe. War in Ukraine. In recent years, Vladimir Putin's Russia has waged a concerted campaign to expand its influence and undermine Western institutions. But how and why did all this come about and who has orchestrated it?
€16.99 €20.30