John Creedon has always been fascinated by place names. Here he digs beneath the surface of familiar place names, peeling back the layers of meaning behind them to reveal stories about the nature of the land of Erin and the people who walked it before us.
She's twenty-three and in love with love. The affair is quickly consuming. But this relationship is unpredictable, and behind his perfect looks is a mean streak. The search for a fix is frantic, and taking a dangerous turn... We're all looking to get what we want - but do we know what we need?
Robert Sheehan is one of Ireland's brightest stars of the screen, both at home and abroad. In his debut collection of short stories, he disappears into characters, challenging the complacencies of everyday experience, often from entirely unexpected angles.
A Dubray Staff Recommended Read... Cyril Avery is not a real Avery or at least that's what his adoptive parents tell him. But if he isn't a real Avery, then who is he? Born out of wedlock to a teenage girl cast out from her rural Irish community and adopted by a well-to-do Dublin couple via the intervention of a hunchbacked Redemptorist nun, Cyril is adrift in the world.