Dubray Staff Recommended Read... This is the book that defines Ireland’s complex past – a perfectly formed masterpiece which will be treasured for years.’ – Martin, Rathmines An exquisite winter tale of courage - and its cost, set in Catholic Ireland.
A thrilling and perplexing investigation of a true Victorian crime at Dublin railway station. Dublin, November 1856: George Little, the chief cashier of the Broadstone railway terminus, is found dead, lying in a pool of blood beneath his desk. He has been savagely beaten, his head almost severed;
Dubray Staff Recommended Read... ‘Blending personal struggle with global events, this is an absorbing fictional account of Thomas Mann’s fascinating life.’ – Emma, Cork From one of our greatest living writers comes a sweeping novel of unrequited love and exile, war and family.
Dubray Staff Recommended Read.. A sharp and insightful analysis of a changing Ireland as seen through the eyes of this veteran reporter.’ – Adrian, Blackrock Fintan O'Toole - Ireland's leading public intellectual and author of Heroic Failure - tells a history of Ireland in his own time.
Dubray Staff Recommended Read.. Brilliantly researched and beautifully put together, this is a stunning celebration of Irish history.’ – Eoin, Rathmines In Old Ireland in Colour 2, the much-anticipated sequel to their beloved bestseller, John Breslin and Sarah-Anne Buckley have delved even deeper into Ireland’s historical archives to uncover captivating photographic gems to bring to life using their unique blend of cutting-edge technology, historical research and expert colourisation.
When they both earn places at Trinity College in Dublin, a connection that has grown between them lasts long into the following years. This is an exquisite love story about how a person can change another person's life - a simple yet profound realisation that unfolds beautifully over the course of the novel.
A Dubray Staff Recommended Read... Rooney’s most philosophical work yet, exploring politics, culture, communication and our relationships with ourselves, others and the world around us.’ – Caoilfhionn, Support Office The new novel from the author of 'Normal People'. Alice, a novelist, meets Felix, and asks him if he’d like to travel to Rome with her. In Dublin, her best friend Eileen is getting over a break-up, and slips back into flirting with Simon, a man she has known since childhood.
A rare insight into a rare job: only five people in the world work as a warden on Skellig Michael. Lyrically written and beautifully observed, it is packed with tales of close encounters with the natural life on and around the island. A behind-the-scenes look at daily life on a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Exploring the many and varied friendships that have shaped her life, Comrades is the stunning new essay collection from the critically acclaimed author of Elsewhere. For fans of Emilie Pine, Elizabeth Day and Pandora Sykes.