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Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years

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Adrian Mole is thirty, single and a father. His cooking at a top London restaurant has been equally mocked ('the sausage on my plate could have been a turd' - AA Gill) and celebrated (will he be nation's first celebrity offal chef?). And the love of his life, Pandora Braithwaite, is newly elected MP for Ashby-de-la-Zouch - one of 'Blair's Babes'.
€13.50

American Dirt

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A Dubray Staff Recommended Read. AMERICAN DIRT is the most heartstopping story of a mother and son on the run since Emma Donoghue's ROOM, a novel that brings an unforgettably human face to the story of the Mexico/US Border.
€20.25

City of Dreaming Books

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He finds himself in a subterranean world where reading books can be genuinely dangerous, where ruthless Bookhunters fight to the death for literary gems and the mysterious Shadow King rules a murky realm populated by Booklings, one-eyed beings whose vast library includes live books equipped with teeth and claws.
€25.70

Collected Stories

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A collection by Pulitzer prize-winning novelist John Cheever that shows the power and range of one of the finest short story writers. It includes masterpieces such as "The Swimmer" and "Goodbye, My Brother" and date from the time of his honourable discharge from the Army at the end of the Second World War.
€17.55

Conversations with Tom Petty

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Conversations with Tom Petty is the first authorized book to focus solely on the life and work of the man responsible for some of the most memorable rock anthems of our generation, including: 'American Girl', 'This is, perhaps, as close as you can get to an autobiography by the great man.
€27.05

Elizabeth is Missing

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Maud is forgetful. She makes a cup of tea and doesn't remember to drink it. She goes to the shops and forgets why she went. Sometimes her home is unrecognizable - or her daughter Helen seems a total stranger. But there's one thing Maud is sure of: her friend Elizabeth is missing. The note in her pocket tells her so.
€12.15

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

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€12.15

Fishbowl

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From his enviable view from a balcony on the 27th floor of an apartment block, Ian the Goldfish has frequent - if fleeting - desires for a more exciting life. Until one day, a series of unfortunate events give him an opportunity to escape...
€17.55

Gould's Book of Fish

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Once upon a time that was called 1828, before all fishes in the sea and all living things on the land were destroyed, there was a man named William Buelow Gould, a white convict who fell in love with a black woman and discovered too late that to love is not safe.
€12.15

House of Leaves

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Johnny Truant, an employee in a LA tattoo parlour, finds a notebook kept by Zampano, a reclusive old man found dead in a cluttered apartment. Herein is the heavily annotated story of the Navidson Report. Will Navidson, a photojournalist, and his family move into a new house. What happens next is recorded on videotapes and in interviews.
€37.85

Mary Lavelle

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*A poignant and beautiful depiction of a young girl's awakening in a foreign country *A controversial novel by one of Ireland's greatest writers
€13.50

MUSIC FOR CHAMELEONS

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Based on the brutal crimes of a real-life murderer, this work offers insights into the mind of a killer and the obsession of the man bringing him to justice. It also features six short stories and seven 'conversational portraits' including one of Marilyn Monroe, the 'beautiful child' and a dope-smoking cleaning lady doing her rounds in New York.
€13.50

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.
€20.25

The Book of Lost Things

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Celebratory tenth anniversary edition, with black and white illustrations, two new short stories - Cinderella, A Version and The Rat King, the latter introducing the Crooked Man who is central to the world of The Book of Lost Things - and an afterword from the author.
€12.15

The Levant Trilogy: "The Danger Tree", "The Battle Lost and Won" AND "The Sum of Things"

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The classic World War II trilogy: 'The finest fictional record of the war produced by a British writer' Anthony Burgess
€17.55

The Mists of Avalon

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A tragic tale of the rise and fall of Camelot seen through the eyes of Camelot's women: the devout Gwenhwyfar, Arthur's Queen; Vivane, High priestess of Avalon and the Lady of the Lake; above all, Morgaine, possessor of the sight, the wise, the wise-woman fated to bring ruin on them all.
€17.55

The Road

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Cormac McCarthy's The Road hit the big screen in January 2010.
€12.15

The Time Traveler's Wife

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A Dubray Books Favourite Book of all Time. This extraordinary, magical novel is the story of Clare and Henry who have known each other since Clare was six and Henry was thirty-six, and were married when Clare was twenty-two and Henry thirty.
€12.15

The Troubles

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Winner of the 1970 lost Man Booker prize in 2010!
€13.50