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Belfast Boyhood By Thomas McManus
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Set in pre-troubles Belfast, a boy leads a carefree life as he and his friends experience the thrill of growing up in the warm Irish Society that preceded the onslaught of murder and mayhem Told... More > from the perspective of a working class protestant who escaped from the trap of sectarian violence, these stories provide a view of life in earlier, more humane times, when dreams and desires could still be pursued without the pall of fear that spread over Ireland in later years. Spanning fifteen years from schoolboy to man, his life in Ulster describes the lighter side of Irish life than that portrayed in the media during the years of violent clashes in the late sixties and seventies.< Less
The Rescue of Queen Maeve - Hardcover By Deirdre McCarthy
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Can the two brave leprechauns rescue Fairy Queen Maeve from the wicked Banshee who has captured her?
Captivate Renaissance By Edmund Buckley
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Captivate Renaissance is a retrospective study of contemporary Irish history and it's ever evolving cultural identity. It first, in Tales of Hardship, examines the old model of rural Ireland that is... More > being forcefully suffocated by a necessity to move on and integrate. It explores tumultuous emotions that just refuse to die out and allow a new and improved society to manifest. Once we come to terms with permanent psychological scarring we reveal that there is in fact light at the end of the tunnel and also hope for Ireland's new and revolutionary face. Captivate Renaissance shows signs of remorse for what is commonly recognised as traditionally Irish and yearns for it's inhabitants and diaspora to reconsider and ultimately embrace the opportunity to culturally redefine and evolve ourselves. It's voice beckons the reader to accept this optimism as the only relevant way forward for Ireland.< Less
Short Stories and Poems By Liam McGinley
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A collection of Irish short stories, prose and fiction influenced by life in Ireland dealing with the subjects of religion, and local history.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
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Dracula is an 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker. Famous for introducing the character of the vampire Count Dracula, the novel tells the story of Dracula's attempt to move from... More > Transylvania to England, and the battle between Dracula and a small group of men and women led by Professor Abraham Van Helsing. Dracula has been assigned to many literary genres including vampire literature, horror fiction, the gothic novel and invasion literature. The novel touches on themes such as the role of women in Victorian culture, sexual conventions, immigration, colonialism, and post-colonialism. Although Stoker did not invent the vampire, he defined its modern form, and the novel has spawned numerous theatrical, film and television interpretations.< Less
Collected Poems, By W. B. Yeats By W. B. Yeats
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The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats includes all of the poems authorized by Yeats for inclusion in his standard canon. Breathtaking in range, it encompasses the entire arc of his career, from luminous... More > reworking of ancient Irish myths and legends to passionate meditations on the demands and rewards of youth and old age, from exquisite, occasionally whimsical songs of love, nature, and art to somber and angry poems of life in a nation torn by war and uprising. In observing the development of rich and recurring images and themes over the course of his body of work, we can trace the quest of this century's greatest poet to unite intellect and artistry in a single magnificent vision.< Less
The Rescue of Fairy Queen Maeve - Paperback By Deirdre McCarthy
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This enchanting Irish tale is filled with fairies, leprechauns, and a sinister Banshee. Author Deirdre McCarthy and illustrator Jim O'Farrell, both from Limerick, Ireland will take you on a soaring... More > adventure that you won't soon forget.< Less
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Of North Blood Drawn By C.J. Watterson
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"Hope, when History cries out death!" Exiled by his people, the mythical 'North Ice-Islanders', Magen Agasan is an outcast. Born without telepathy; he is abnormal, a regression. Forced... More > out to live in a foreign culture, he must fight in the Seatons' 300 year interplanetary war with Es'stus. A dark shadow dogs his steps. Ancient prophesy hangs over him. A spy is sleeping. An adventure, full of entertaining characters, wry humour, and even a dash of romance.< Less

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