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Hardback, 24/05/2018, €20.30

Love and Summer

Paperback, 29/04/2010, €12.15
It is summer and a stranger has come to quiet Rathmoye. He is noticed by Ellie, the young convent girl, who is married to Dillahan, a farmer still mourning his first wife. Over the long and warm days, Ellie and the stranger form an illicit attachment.

Mrs Eckdorf in O'neill's Hotel

Paperback, 29/01/2015, €12.15
What was the tragedy that turned O'Neill's hotel from plush establishment into a dingy house of disrepute? Ivy Eckdorf is determined to find out. A professional photographer, she has come to Dublin convinced that a tragic and beautiful tale lies behind the facade of this crumbling hotel.

Felicia's Journey

Paperback, 27/07/1995, €12.15
'You're beautiful,' Johnny told her. So, full of hope, seventeen-year-old Felicia crosses the Irish Sea to England to find her lover and tell him she is pregnant. Desperately searching for Johnny in the bleak post-industrial Midlands, she is instead found by Mr Hilditch, a strange and lonely man, a collector and befriender of homeless young girls.

The Story of Lucy Gault

Paperback, 24/04/2003, €12.15
Summer, 1921. Eight-year-old Lucy Gault clings to glens and woods above Lahardane - the home her family is being forced to abandon. She knows Gaults are no longer welcome in Ireland and that danger threatens. Lucy, however, is headstrong and decides that somehow she must force her parents into staying. But the path she chooses ends in disaster.

The Silence in the Garden

Paperback, 29/01/2015, €12.15
In the summer of 1904 Sarah Pollenfax, the daughter of an impecunious clergyman, arrives at Carriglas, to act as governess for her distant cousins. But when she comes back almost thirty years later, she discovers that there were things going on during that apparently idyllic summer which now horrify her...

The Collected Stories Giftset

M, 05/11/2009, €81.10
The author is described as 'the greatest living writer of short stories in English language' by "New Yorker" and acclaimed for his haunting and profound insights into human heart. This title offers a collection of his short fiction, with dozens of tales spanning his career and ranging from the moving to the macabre, the humorous to the haunting.

Last Stories

Paperback, 24/05/2018, €17.55

Cheating at Canasta

Hardback, 01/05/2008, €12.95
Suitable for those who enjoyed "The Story of Lucy Gault" and "Love and Summer", this title deals with themes of missed opportunities, the inevitability of change and the powerful but fragmentary quality of our memories.

After Rain

Paperback, 04/09/1997, €11.70
Here we encounter a blind piano tuner whose wonderful memories of his first wife are cruelly distorted by his second; a woman in a difficult marriage who must choose between her indignant husband and her closest friend; and two children, survivors of divorce, who mimic their parents' melodramas.