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Circe

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€13.50

The Secret History

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Under the influence of their charismatic classics professor, a group of clever, eccentric misfits at an elite New England college discover a way of thinking and living that is a world away from the humdrum existence of their contemporaries. But when they go beyond the boundaries of normal morality their lives are changed profoundly and for ever.
€12.15

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

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.
€9.45

The Outsiders

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€10.80

Americanah

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A DUBRAY BOOKS RECOMMENDED READ As teenagers in Lagos, Ifemelu and Obinze fall in love, their Nigeria is under military dictatorship and people are fleeing the country if they can. 'Captures the complexities of love and race, and gives a true insight into the immigrant's psyche.' Emma Shannon, Blackrock.
€13.50

The Odyssey

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A tale of Odysseus and his ten-year journey home after the Trojan war forms one of the earliest and greatest works of Western literature. Confronted by natural and supernatural threats - from the witch Circe who turns his men into pigs, to the twin terrors of Scylla and Charybdis.
€10.80

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.
€13.50

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.
€9.45

Kitchen Confidential: Insider's Edition

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After twenty-five years of 'sex, drugs, bad behaviour and haute cuisine', chef and novelist Anthony Bourdain has decided to tell all.
€17.55

The Hobbit: The Worldwide Bestseller

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The classic bestseller - this definitive paperback edition features nine illustrations and two maps drawn by J.R.R. Tolkien, and a preface by Christopher Tolkien.
€10.80

The Wasted Vigil

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A Russian woman named Lara arrives in Afghanistan at the house of Marcus Caldwell, an Englishman and widower living in the shadow of the Tora Bora mountains. Marcus' daughter, Zameen, may have known Lara's brother, a Soviet soldier who disappeared in the area many years previously.
€12.15

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.
€10.80

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.
€12.15

Left Hand of Darkness

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The Hugo and Nebula Award-winning masterpiece from one of the all-time greats of Science Fiction.
€12.15

The Starless Sea

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€12.15

Shotgun Lovesongs

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A big-hearted masterpiece of small-town life from a glorious new voice in American fiction
€13.50

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.
€14.85

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.
€13.50

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.
€8.10