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Previously Recommended

A selection of books previously chosen as Dubray Recommended Reads. Our booksellers are avid readers, and each month they choose their favourite new titles - here are some of them.

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H is for Hawk

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A DUBRAY BOOKS RECOMMENDED READ As a child, Helen Macdonald was determined to become a falconer, learning the arcane terminology and reading all the classic books. Years later, when her father died and she was struck deeply by grief, she became obsessed with the idea of training her own goshawk.
€12.95

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage 1

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A DUBRAY BOOKS RECOMMENDED READ Tsukuru Tazaki had four best friends at school. By chance all of their names contained a colour. The two boys were called Akamatsu, meaning 'red pine', and Oumi, 'blue sea', while the girls' names were Shirane, 'white root', and Kurono, 'black field'. Tazaki was the only last name with no colour in it.
€12.15

Last Good Kiss

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DUBRAY STAFF RECOMMENDED READ Private detectives are supposed to find missing persons and solve crimes. But more often than not Sughrue is the one committing the crimes - everything from grand theft auto to criminal stupidity. All washed down with a hearty dose of whiskey and regret.
€12.15

Solar Bones

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DUBRAY STAFF RECOMMENDED READ McCormack is a uniquely talented author, with a voice that is entirely his own. Solar Bones proves to be a complex yet absorbing examination of the post-Celtic Tiger period
€15.00

The Incorrigible Optimists Club

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A DUBRAY BOOKS RECOMMENDED READ The European bestseller (over 650,000 copies sold), The Incorrigible Optimists Club is a truly lovable novel of growing up and of idealism and disappointment
€14.85

The Japanese Lover

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DUBRAY STAFF RECOMMENDED READ. From international literary phenomenon Isabel Allende: an exquisite multi-generational love story that sweeps from WWII to present-day San Francisco
€12.15

Dreams from My Father

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Barack Obama's number one bestseller in a new edition to tie in with the end of his landmark presidency
€12.95

Girl in a Band

Availability: 10-12 Day Delivery
DUBRAY STAFF RECOMMENDED READ. Filled with the sights and sounds of a changing world and a remarkable life, this book offers a chronicle of Kim Gordon.
€11.99 €12.15

Grief is the Thing with Feathers

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DUBRAY STAFF RECOMMENDED READ. In a London flat, two young boys face the unbearable sadness of their mother's sudden death. Their father, a Ted Hughes scholar and scruffy romantic, imagines a future of well-meaning visitors and emptiness. In this moment of despair they are visited by Crow - antagonist, trickster, healer, babysitter.
€12.15

Lanterne Rouge: The Last Man in the Tour De France

Availability: 10-12 Day Delivery
A DUBRAY BOOKS RECOMMENDED READ If you complete a bike race, overcoming mountain ranges and merciless weather conditions while enduring physical and psychological agony, in the slowest time, should you be branded the loser? This title flips the Tour de France on its head and tells the forgotten, often inspirational and occasionally absurd stories of the last-placed rider.
€14.00 €16.20