Books set in Ireland (56)


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56 Days : A Thriller by Catherine Ryan Howard EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
Description:
No one even knew they were together. Now one of them is dead. 56 DAYS AGO Ciara and Oliver meet in a supermarket queue in Dublin and start dating the same week COVID-19 reaches Irish shores. 35 DAYS AGO When lockdown threatens to keep them apart, Oliver suggests they move in together. Ciara sees a unique opportunity for a relationship to flourish without the scrutiny of family and friends. Oliver sees a chance to hide who--and what--he really is. TODAY Detectives arrive at Oliver's apartment to discover a decomposing body inside. Can they determine what really happened, or has lockdown created... continue

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A Monk Swimming : A Memoir by Malachy McCourt EN

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Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
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The memoirs of Malachy McCourt who left a childhood of poverty in Ireland to live in New York where he carved out a colourful career as a writer and actor - The story of his early life was told in Angela's ashes, by his brother Frank McCourt.

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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce EN

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
Description:
James Joyce's coming-of-age story, a tour de force of style and technique The first, shortest, and most approachable of James Joyce’s novels, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man portrays the Dublin upbringing of Stephen Dedalus, from his youthful days at Clongowes Wood College to his radical questioning of all convention. In doing so, it provides an oblique self-portrait of the young Joyce himself. At its center lie questions of origin and source, authority and authorship, and the relationship of an artist to his family, culture, and race. Exuberantly inventive in style, the novel subtly a... continue

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Airman by Eoin Colfer EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
Description:
Conor Broekhart was born to fly. Or more accurately, he was born flying. Little wonder he became what he became. In an age of discovery and invention, many dreamed of flying, but for Conor flight was more than just a dream, it was his destiny. In one dark night on the island of Great Saltee, a cruel and cunning betrayal destroyed his life and stole his future. Now Conor must win the race for flight, to save his family and right a terrible wrong...

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Antarctica by Claire Keegan EN

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Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
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This prize-winning debut collection of 15 stories by the acclaimed Irish author are “among the finest contemporary stories written recently in English” (The Observer). The compassionate, witty, and unsettling short stories collected here announced Claire Keegan as one of Ireland’s most exciting and versatile new talents and earned comparison to the works of Joyce Carol Oates, Alison Lurie, Raymond Carver, and others. From the titular story about a married woman who takes a trip to the city with a single purpose in mind—to sleep with another man—Antarctica draws readers into a world of obsessio... continue

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Atrapa a la liebre by Lana Bastašic ES

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Country: Europe / Croatia flag Croatia
Description:
Sara camina por St. Stephen’s Gardens, uno de los lugares más bellos de Dublín, su nuevo hogar. Suena su celular, y escucha una voz surgida de los ecos de los tiempos, de la lejana penumbra de Bosnia: ¡Lejla! La urge: “Tienes que venir por mí enseguida. Tengo que ir a Viena”. Ante la sorpresa, reparos y confusión de Sara, Lejla pronuncia las palabras mágicas: “Sara, Armin está en Viena.”. Y Sara ya no duda: inmediatamente compra un pasaje a Zagreb. Sara y Lejla atraviesan la bruma de Bosnia, y mientras recorren la ... continue


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Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín EN

Rating: 4 (2 votes)
Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
Description:
In a small town in the south-east of Ireland in the 1950s, Eilis Lacey is among many of her generation who cannot find work at home. So when she is offered a job in America, she leaves her family to start a new life in Brooklyn, New York.

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Cosas pequeñas como esas by Claire Keegan ES

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
Description:
"Esos hombres, que se desconocen, están salvando el mundo". Poema Los justos, Jorge L. Borges. Bill Furlong es un hombre honesto. Fue criado solamente por su madre, sirvienta en una casa de familia rica, que fue muy considerada y amable con ellos; y tal vez de ahí venga su carácter amable. Trabaja arduamente en su comercio de distribución de leña y carbón, tan esencial en los crudos inviernos del pueblo irlandés en que vive. Cuida a su familia, esposa y cinco hijas, para que no pasen necesidades. También, un hombre sensible, se... continue