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UpSyndrome By Jeremiah Ambrose
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A satirical look at social order through a phantasmagorical narrative that brings the reader through the grim landscape of contemporary Irish society.
Women By Charles Robert Maturin
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Women; or, Pour et Contre, was Maturin’s fourth novel, published in 1818. A work of deep emotional intensity, Maturin wished to concentrate on “common life.” But he does so with... More > uncommon psychological penetration for its time, while detailing the painful romantic attractions of two fascinating women—Eva, a deeply religious and innocent girl, and the intellectually superior, talented, and popular Zaira—to the same man, De Courcy. While also satirizing evangelical Christianity (with more good humor than he treats Catholicism in his most famous work, Melmoth the Wanderer) and the intellectual pretensions of high culture and society, it is, to quote Alaric Watts, its “profound and philosophic melancholy,” “its terrible researches into the deepest abysses of the human heart,” and its fine characterization of the two women, that makes Women; or, Pour et Contre a novel second only to Melmoth, and in many ways superior to it, while demonstrating the wide literary range of this remarkable Irish novelist.< Less
Running Away, Going Back By Edel Molloy
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Running Away, Going Back is an eclectic piece of writing, a mixed bag of fact about Italy, introspection through a journal, and accessible poetry exploring Irishness.In it is the passion for Italy,... More > which she has found after losing her own passion for love and life. It’s a personal journey lived through the outer experiences of her daily life in Umbria, where she spent 10 months with her two children. The book is titled Running Away and Going Back but it is really about the new beginnings. Edel Molloy is an occupational therapist and has worked internationally in a variety of work settings. More recently , after involvement in development work, she completed a MA in Peace and Development at the University of Limerick with a thesis on multiculturalism. She has in the past worked with minority groups. She has always had an interest in cultural identity, most probably because of her childhood growing up in N.Ireland.< Less
Murder on the Rocks! By Sherry Marie Gallagher
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Felly van Vliet is a twin who becomes unwittingly involved in a crime scene when invited as a guest lecturer at a college in Youghal, Ireland, a sleepy harbour town of County Cork. She follows her... More > curiosity to unravel the mystery of, not one, but two murders. It doesn't take long for her to find herself under the spell of a colourful set of locals. One in particular, the local Irish Guard, has caught her eye.< Less
Murder On the Rocks! By Sherry Marie Gallagher
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Felly van Vliet is a twin who becomes unwittingly involved in a crime scene when invited as a guest lecturer at a college in Youghal, Ireland, a sleepy harbour town of County Cork. She follows her... More > curiosity to unravel the mystery of, not one, but two murders. It doesn't take long for her to find herself under the spell of a colourful set of locals. One in particular, the local Irish Guard, has caught her eye.< Less
Murder On The Rocks! By Sherry Marie Gallagher
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It's Felly van Vliet’s inquisitive nature that involves her in the unravelling of a double murder, and she finds herself under the spell of a colourful set of locals as she tries to make sense... More > of it all. Crime, romance, a taste of culture and character of native Ireland are woven throughout this fun and enjoyable read. Good craic!< Less
The Search for Tara By Helen Hickok
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The "Search for Tara" is an intiguing and relatively modern tale of two young Americans, Linda Ryan and Joseph Garcia, who travel around Ireland on a quest inspired by Linda's... More > grandmother. Though romantic, and very personal in it's first-person and introspective telling by Linda, a fair amount of Irish history and culture are woven in seamlessly along the way. At times in the story, however, Linda's and Joseph's own differing cultural and familial backgrounds collide with their budding romance. That is a conflict not entirely resolved in the story even into the last chapter. Then comes a unexpected but solidifying twist (no peeking allowed!).< Less
The Search for Tara By Helen Hickok
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The "Search for Tara" is an intiguing and relatively modern tale of two young Americans, Linda Ryan and Joseph Garcia, who travel around Ireland on a quest inspired by Linda's... More > grandmother. Though romantic, and very personal in it's first-person and introspective telling by Linda, a fair amount of Irish history and culture are woven in seamlessly along the way. At times in the story, however, Linda's and Joseph's own differing cultural and familial backgrounds collide with their budding romance. That is a conflict not entirely resolved in the story even into the last chapter. Then comes a unexpected but solidifying twist (no peeking allowed!).< Less
Bridging Al-Serenities By Richard Mc Sweeney
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A delightful prose-poetic work which begins on the beautiful isle of Éire (Ireland) with the world of the invisible presenting itself in person to the world of the visible. The focus then... More > shifts to the Middle East, to a mythical queendom set in pre-Qur’an, pre-Bible, pre-Torah times. Seekers of wisdom, beauty, and love; seekers of spiritual contentment will find this cultural bridge building work greatly to their liking. In particular, those who are attracted to the literary heritage of Éire; the literature of the Torah, the Bible, and the Qur’an, and the writings of Gibran, Rumi, and Hafiz as well as the playful philosophical gymnastics of the Chinese sage Chuang-Tzu will immediately recognize and know this work to be a gem-find of this globally maladministered age. A fragrant cornucopia of stories and narratives all richly and exquisitely seasoned with spiritual and philosophical elegance and eloquence. It is an attempt at cultural bridge building; connecting peoples and ideas.< Less
A Cautionary Tale for Small Boat Seamen & Other Stories By Gerry Doyle
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For many years the fishermen of County Down on the northeast coast of Ireland have plied the waters around the British Isles to put food on the tables of their families. Many stories are told amongst... More > them, and about them. Gerry Doyle was born into that community, and spent his working life from cook to skipper on fishing boats, amassing many voyages and as many stories. This book tells just a few of those tales, from Hebridean gales to encounters with seals, whales and porpoises, warplanes and battleships – ‘near-shaves’ in the local parlance, dangerous situations to the rest of us – evoking a life rich in incident and camaraderie, and bound inseparably with nature and the culture of his native Mourne.< Less

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