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Paperback. It is 1883, and all Ireland's in turmoil with agrarian, political and sectarian revolt. From the opening of this pastoral of love and betrayal, events roll towards an inevitable, tragic end. Below the surface, complex tensions between religions, between men and women, good and evil are explored. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 14. Weight in Grams: 172. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0004496
ISBN
9780749398682

€ 4.64

Hardcover. A collection of essays that examine the relations between the literary and the mortuary arts. They explore the distance between birth and death, the condition of the human being and the state of ceasing to be in a world that seeks to define human experience in retail, high-tech or pop-psyche terms. Num Pages: 272 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129. Weight in Grams: 254. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0003870
ISBN
9780099273233

€ 17.95

Paperback. 8vo. Good copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1988
Publisher
Brandon
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KTK0090656
ISBN
9780863220999

€ 4.64

Paperback. A tale of mystery, entanglement, surprise and moral obliquity in which Cytherea has taken a position as lady's maid to the eccentric arch-intriguer, Miss Aldclyffe. On discovering that the man she loves, Edward Springrove, is already engaged to his cousin, Cytherea comes under the influence of Miss Aldclyffe's steward Manston. Editor(s): Rimmer, Mary. Num Pages: 512 pages, notes. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 2ACG; DSBF; DSK; FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 130 x 24. Weight in Grams: 358.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780140435238
ISBN
9780140435238

€ 12.99
€ 9.96

Paperback. A brutal and apocalyptic New York epic in the beat tradition. Num Pages: 80 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 183 x 145 x 5. Weight in Grams: 114.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Wave Books United States
Number of pages
80
Condition
New
SKU
V9781933517018
ISBN
9781933517018

€ 12.04

Paperback. The stories of Giovanni Verga (1840-1922) are wonderful evocations of ordinary Italian life, focusing in particular on his native, Sicily. In an original and dynamic prose style, he portrays such eternal human themes as love, honour and adultery with rich and colourful language. Translator(s): McWilliam, G.H. Num Pages: 272 pages, map. BIC Classification: 2ADT; 2AHA; DSBF; DSBH; DSK; FA; FC; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 13. Weight in Grams: 192.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140447415
ISBN
9780140447415

€ 16.99
€ 13.81

Paperback. An unforgettable portrait of an Irish family in crisis in the legendary heatwave of 1976 Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 22. Weight in Grams: 246.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Tinder Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780755358793
ISBN
9780755358793

€ 11.99
€ 9.99

Paperback. Clean copy with some shelf wear, minor nicks and bumps on dustwrapper but otherwise clean
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
New Island Books
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KSS0003405
ISBN
9781874597230

€ 18.95

Paperback. Doonreagan explores the doomed relationship between Ted and Assia during their brief but intense spell in Connemara: an ultimate test of conjugality and family life, at which neither of them had excelled so far. A new play by Ann Henning Jocelyn. Num Pages: 96 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 206 x 133 x 6. Weight in Grams: 122. Doonreagan explores the doomed relationship between Ted and Assia during their brief but intense spell in Connemara: an ultimate test of conjugality and family life, at which neither of them had excelled so far. A new play by Ann Henning Jocelyn. Num Pages: 96 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 206 x 133 x 6. Weight in Grams: 122. 8vo.Original Printed wrappers
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Oberon Books
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0307011
ISBN
9781783190508

€ 15.00

Paperback. Num Pages: 248 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: DSB; HBA; HBTB; HP; JF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 155 x 229 x 14. Weight in Grams: 342.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Peter Lang International Academic Publishers
Condition
New
SKU
V9780820488158
ISBN
9780820488158

€ 37.99
€ 36.24

Hardcover. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 1FBS; 3JMG; DNJ; HBJF1; HBLX; HBWS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 135. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408851081
ISBN
9781408851081

€ 21.99
€ 21.28

Hardcover. The book focuses on the uncanny in the domestic space of Elizabeth Bowen's fiction. Providing a psychoanalytic reading of selected works it aims to examine the image of the house in Bowen's prose and to analyse its uncanniness in relation to the characters' identity. Series: Mediated Fictions Studies in Verbal and Visual Narratives. Num Pages: 142 pages. BIC Classification: DSBH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 154 x 255 x 14. Weight in Grams: 292.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631670255
ISBN
9783631670255

€ 31.99
€ 30.70

Paperback. A collection of poems from the winner of the 1995 Nobel Prize for Literature. The poems discover the possibility of a new beginning in many subjects and circumstances. Private memories, classical scenes and humble domestic objects are endowed with talismanic significance and friends and relatives are invoked for their promise and steadfastness. Num Pages: 80 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (E) Primary & Secondary Education. Dimension: 194 x 149 x 7. Weight in Grams: 114 70pp
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
New
SKU
9780571178223
ISBN
9780571178223

€ 13.99
€ 9.92

Paperback. One of Jennifer Johnston's most moving and deeply enjoyable novels Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 17. Weight in Grams: 174. Good clean copy. Showing light shelfwear, remains a nice copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Headline Review
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSG0021795
ISBN
9780747259329

€ 4.64

Paperback. Ridley's "Brokenville" is written for a cast of seveb, Set in a ruined city, a group of survivors gather round a sleeping child and try piecing together their stories. Goetzee's "The Pilgrimage" is for a cast of 13, plus chorus. It concerns two warring tribes, the shepherds and the goatherds. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: 5AM; DD; YNDS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 128 x 198 x 10. Weight in Grams: 146. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0001178
ISBN
9780571206094

€ 17.95

Paperback. Good, clean copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSG0005489
ISBN
9780571215294

€ 4.64

Paperback. Desperately sensitive, sexually confused and socially awkward, Hans Christian Andersen found grace and acceptance through the creation of a distinct and beguiling literary world. This biography demonstrates the unity of his troubled life and the soaring achievement of his work. Num Pages: 552 pages, 12pp b&w illustrations, references, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: BG; DSBF; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 23. Weight in Grams: 384. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0002025
ISBN
9780140283204

€ 17.95

Paperback. Babel features more of the rhetorical acrobatics that fueled Barbara Hamby's earlier work. These whirlwinds of words and sounds form vistas, images, and scenes that are at once unique and immediately recognizable. Series: Pitt Poetry Series. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 153 x 7. Weight in Grams: 106.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
University of Pittsburgh Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822958598
ISBN
9780822958598

€ 17.57

Paperback. "A devastatingly beautiful collection of strange and wonderful poems." -Poetry Daily Num Pages: 112 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 209 x 141 x 10. Weight in Grams: 148. Very good copy with some neat newsclippings about the author.Poetry
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0303569
ISBN
9780393341126

€ 10.00

Paperback. Num Pages: 248 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; DSA; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 228 x 150 x 17. Weight in Grams: 400.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
University of Minnesota Press United States
Edition
1st
Number of pages
248
Condition
New
SKU
V9780816629336
ISBN
9780816629336

€ 25.99
€ 25.93

Paperback. It is 1941 and Captain Antonio Corelli, a young Italian officer, is posted to the Greek island of Cephallonia as part of the occupying forces. At first he is ostracised by the locals, but as a conscientious but far from fanatical soldier, whose main aim is to have a peaceful war, he proves in time to be civilised, and a consumate musician. Num Pages: 544 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 30. Weight in Grams: 400. Good, clean copy. Cover and page edges showing some shelfwear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSG0006222
ISBN
9780749397548

€ 4.64

Paperback. Translator(s): Shattuck, Roger. Num Pages: 284 pages, Ill. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 133 x 203 x 19. Weight in Grams: 312. Good copy with some shelf wear, yellowing of pages
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1971
Publisher
New Directions
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KKD0007462
ISBN
9780811200035

€ 17.95

Paperback. Valeria Woodville investigates the murder of her husband's first wife in the attempt to prove him guiltless. This book exposes the repression of Victorian domestic life and marriage. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSK; FFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 19. Weight in Grams: 294. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0004990
ISBN
9780140436075

€ 17.95

Paperback. Lauded for his "rhythmical and supple writing, charged with despair and enchantment", Brian Friel's play "Faith Healer" was first produced at the Longacre Theatre, New York, in 1979 and revived by the Almeida Theatre, London, in 2001. Num Pages: 64 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 196 x 127 x 5. Weight in Grams: 80. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0003479
ISBN
9780571214587

€ 17.95

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