Riveting, compulsive and bold, IDOL interrogates our relationship with our heroes and explores the world of online influencers, asking how well we can ever really know those whose carefully curated profiles we follow online.
Dubray Staff Recommended Read... Mungo is a 15-year-old Protestant, and brother of a notorious gang leader. He has fallen for 16-year-old James, a Catholic longing to escape the wrath of his homophobic father. Set in 1990s Glasgow, Stuart draws us into this gripping yet tender novel with his lyrical, award-winning writing. More than a simple tale of star-crossed lovers, at its core this is a story about identity, and about how you fit into a world that doesn’t want you to exist. Recommended by Neasa Brennan, Dubray Dundrum
From the author of Daisy Jones & The Six in which a legendary film actress reflects on her relentless rise to the top and the risks she took, the loves she lost, and the long-held secrets the public could never imagine.
The major new novel from the beloved prize-winning author -- a brilliantly perceptive, painfully true and funny journey deep into one family's foibles, from the 1950s right up to the changed world of today When the kids are grown and Mercy Garrett gradually moves herself out of the family home, everyone determines not to notice
Dubray Staff Recommended Read.....Jess has invited herself to stay with her half-brother Ben in Paris but when she arrives, her brother is absent, and the secretive neighbours keep their distance. Despite the opulence, there’s a palpable sense of unease and Jess’s questions could lead to the kind of trouble she can’t handle. A locked-room mystery with clear, engaging characters who can’t be trusted, this atmospheric and sinister snap of a thriller keeps twisting and turning until it has you flat-footed. Recommended by Donal Harding, Dubray Dun Laoghaire.
Staff Recommended Read. Dubray Books of the Year 2021. From the author of When God was a Rabbit and Tin Man, Still Life is a big-hearted story of the families we forge and the friendships that make us.
Gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.