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Molly Keane

This biography of Molly Keane written by one of her two daughters provides an honest portrait of a fascinating complicated woman who was a brilliant writer and a portrait of the Anglo-Irish world of the first half of the 20th century.

Country girl

I thought of life's many bounties to have known the extremities of joy and sorrow love crossed love and unrequited love success and failure fame and slaughter to have read in the newspapers that as a writer I was past my sell-by date yet regardless to go on writing and reading to be lucky enough to live in these two intensities that have buttressed my whole life.
€15.80 €10.43

Wildes women

"Hailed as a gay icon and pioneer of individualism Oscar Wildes insistence that there should be no law for anybody made him a staunch defender of gender equality.
€15.80 €10.43

Borstal boy

'I have him bitched balloxed and bewildered for there's a system and a science in taking the piss out of a screw and I'm a well-trained man at it.
€14.20 €9.37

The fall of the house of Wilde

"The Fall of the House of Wilde for the first time places Oscar Wilde as a member of one of the most dazzling Anglo-Irish families of Victorian times and also in the broader social political and religious context.
€22.18 €15.32


This is the story of John McGahern's childhood his mother's death his father's anger and violence and how through his discovery of books his dream of becoming a writer began.
€15.80 €10.43

Confessions of an Irish rebel

The immigration man read my deportation order looked at it and handed it back to me.
€14.20 €9.37

Yeats in Love

€25.00 €20.00

Franz Kafka

"Franz Kafka was the poet of his own disorder.
€17.40 €11.48

James Joyce and Italo Svevo

€20.86 €12.27