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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

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Agatha Christie's most audacious crime mystery, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers.
€12.55

The Outsiders

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The original teenage rebel story; now part of the Originals collection, showcasing Penguin's very best modern classics for young adults.
€11.15

Fingersmith

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A Dubray Books Favourite Book of all Time. Superbly plotted, brilliantly executed novel full of twists and turns. (Bobbie Ryan, Blackrock)
€13.95

Oh My God, What A Complete Aisling

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Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen, the creators of the much-loved Aisling character and the popular Facebook page 'Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling', bring Aisling to life in their novel about the quintessential country girl in the big smoke.
€10.00

Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

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A special 42nd anniversary edition of Douglas Adams's mega-selling cult classic, with additional material from the Adams archives.
€12.55

A Tale of Two Cities

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After eighteen years as a political prisoner in the Bastille the aging Dr Manette is finally released and reunited with his daughter in England. There, two very different men, Charles Darnay, an exiled French aristocrat, and Sydney Carton, a disreputable but brilliant English lawyer, become enmeshed through their love for Lucie Manette.
€8.40

Charlotte's Web

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Tells the story of a little girl named Fern who loved a little pig named Wilbur and of Wilbur's dear friend, Charlotte A Cavatica, a beautiful large grey spider.
€9.80

The Aeneid

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Inspired by Homer and inspiration for Dante and Milton, the Aeneid is an immortal poem at the heart of Western life and culture. Virgil took Aeneas as his hero and in telling a story of dispossession and defeat, love and war, he portrayed human life in all its nobility and suffering.
€15.35

Slaughterhouse 5: The Children's Crusade - A Duty-dance with Death

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A Dubray Books Favourite Book of all Time. Life is a little easier because this book exists. (Jessie Weaver, Grafton St)
€12.55

The Old Man and the Sea

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A Dubray Books Favourite Book of all Time. I've read this book many times over the years and have taken away soemthing different every time. (Brian Brady, Grafton St)
€9.80

The Bad Beginning

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The three youngsters encounter a greedy and repulsive villain, itchy clothing, a disastrous fire, a plot to steal their fortune and cold porridge for breakfast.
€11.15

The Shadow of the Wind: The Cemetery of Forgotten Books 1

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A stunning literary thriller in the tradition of Umberto Eco. The discovery of a forgotten book leads to a hunt for an elusive author who may or may not still be alive...
€13.95

Watchmen

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A title that begins as a murder-mystery, but soon unfolds into a planet-altering conspiracy. As the resolution comes to a head, the unlikely group of reunited heroes - Rorschach, Nite Owl, Silk Spectre, Dr Manhattan and Ozymandias - have to test the limits of their convictions and ask themselves where the true line is between good and evil.
€27.95

Set Me On Fire: A Poem For Every Feeling

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Set Me On Fire is an anthology for a new moment in poetry: a collection of fresh, vibrant voices from poets all over the globe, both living and dead. With an intuitive, accessible, feelings-first format, these are poems for the moments when you really need to know that someone else has been there too.
€20.95

The Incorrigible Optimists Club

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A DUBRAY BOOKS RECOMMENDED READ The European bestseller (over 650,000 copies sold), The Incorrigible Optimists Club is a truly lovable novel of growing up and of idealism and disappointment
€16.75

Life After Life

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During a snowstorm in England in 1910, the same baby is born and lives to tell the tale. What if there were second chances? And third chances? In fact an infinite number of chances to live your life? Would you eventually be able to save the world from its own inevitable destiny? And would you even want to?
€12.55

The Lies of Locke Lamora

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Introducing Locke Lamora, the fantasy genre's next cult hero. A brilliant debut fantasy from a 26-year-old author.
€13.95

The Lord of the Rings

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A Dubray Books Favourite Book of all Time. Not just a book - but a whole world that I can escape to again and again. An adventure like no other. (Susan Walsh,Bray) For the Goblins, Elves, Hobbits and Dwarves, of course! (Jason Penn, Galway)
€30.75

David Copperfield: The Personal History of David Copperfield: Personal History of David Copperfield

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A Dubray Books Favourite Book of all Time. David Copperfield is Dickens at his finest moment - teeming with memorable characters that over years of re-reading have become like familiar friends. (Margot Coughlan, Stillorgan)
€11.15

Anne of Green Gables: Centenary Edition

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Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert are in for a big surprise. They are waiting for an orphan boy to help with the work at Green Gables - but a skinny, red-haired girl turns up instead. Feisty and full of spirit, Anne Shirley charms her way into the Cuthberts' affection with her vivid imagination and constant chatter.
€11.15