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The Outsiders

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€10.80

Circe

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€13.50

The Secret History

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Under the influence of their charismatic classics professor, a group of clever, eccentric misfits at an elite New England college discover a way of thinking and living that is a world away from the humdrum existence of their contemporaries. But when they go beyond the boundaries of normal morality their lives are changed profoundly and for ever.
€12.15

The Odyssey

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A tale of Odysseus and his ten-year journey home after the Trojan war forms one of the earliest and greatest works of Western literature. Confronted by natural and supernatural threats - from the witch Circe who turns his men into pigs, to the twin terrors of Scylla and Charybdis.
€10.80

Oh My God, What A Complete Aisling

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Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen, the creators of the much-loved Aisling character and the popular Facebook page 'Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling', bring Aisling to life in their novel about the quintessential country girl in the big smoke.
€10.00

Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

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A special 42nd anniversary edition of Douglas Adams's mega-selling cult classic, with additional material from the Adams archives.
€13.50

Kitchen Confidential: Insider's Edition

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€17.55

The Hobbit: The Worldwide Bestseller

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The classic bestseller - this definitive paperback edition features nine illustrations and two maps drawn by J.R.R. Tolkien, and a preface by Christopher Tolkien.
€10.80

The Wasted Vigil

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A Russian woman named Lara arrives in Afghanistan at the house of Marcus Caldwell, an Englishman and widower living in the shadow of the Tora Bora mountains. Marcus' daughter, Zameen, may have known Lara's brother, a Soviet soldier who disappeared in the area many years previously.
€12.15

Americanah

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A DUBRAY BOOKS RECOMMENDED READ As teenagers in Lagos, Ifemelu and Obinze fall in love, their Nigeria is under military dictatorship and people are fleeing the country if they can. 'Captures the complexities of love and race, and gives a true insight into the immigrant's psyche.' Emma Shannon, Blackrock.
€13.50

The Aeneid

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Inspired by Homer and inspiration for Dante and Milton, the Aeneid is an immortal poem at the heart of Western life and culture. Virgil took Aeneas as his hero and in telling a story of dispossession and defeat, love and war, he portrayed human life in all its nobility and suffering.
€14.85

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

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Agatha Christie's most audacious crime mystery, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers.
€12.15

The Shadow of the Wind: The Cemetery of Forgotten Books 1

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A stunning literary thriller in the tradition of Umberto Eco. The discovery of a forgotten book leads to a hunt for an elusive author who may or may not still be alive...
€13.50

A Tale of Two Cities

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After eighteen years as a political prisoner in the Bastille the aging Dr Manette is finally released and reunited with his daughter in England. There, two very different men, Charles Darnay, an exiled French aristocrat, and Sydney Carton, a disreputable but brilliant English lawyer, become enmeshed through their love for Lucie Manette.
€8.10

The Lord of the Rings

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A Dubray Books Favourite Book of all Time. Not just a book - but a whole world that I can escape to again and again. An adventure like no other. (Susan Walsh,Bray) For the Goblins, Elves, Hobbits and Dwarves, of course! (Jason Penn, Galway)
€29.75

Charlotte's Web

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Tells the story of a little girl named Fern who loved a little pig named Wilbur and of Wilbur's dear friend, Charlotte A Cavatica, a beautiful large grey spider.
€9.45

The Incorrigible Optimists Club

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A DUBRAY BOOKS RECOMMENDED READ The European bestseller (over 650,000 copies sold), The Incorrigible Optimists Club is a truly lovable novel of growing up and of idealism and disappointment
€16.20

Fingersmith

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A Dubray Books Favourite Book of all Time. Superbly plotted, brilliantly executed novel full of twists and turns. (Bobbie Ryan, Blackrock)
€12.15

The Old Man and the Sea

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A Dubray Books Favourite Book of all Time. I've read this book many times over the years and have taken away soemthing different every time. (Brian Brady, Grafton St)
€9.45

The Starless Sea

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€12.15