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NORA WEBSTER.
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NORA WEBSTER.

By Toibin, Colm.

New York:: Scribner,, (2014). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First US printing. Award-winning Irish author's eighth novel, set in Wexford, the story of a woman "widowed in her forties with four children and not enough money" but who nevertheless manages to find solace and encouragement. 373 pp.

$21.50

THE FOX'S WALK.
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THE FOX'S WALK.

By Davis-Goff, Annabel.

New York: Harcourt, Inc.,, (2003.). Fine (a new copy.). Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. ) A portrait of an Anglo-Irish family in the midst of World War I, based very loosely on some notes in a journal which the author's mother kept, a world of great privilege but one which comes at the expense of others. The author, who now lives in the US, was born in County Waterford, the setting of this novel. 319 pp.

$21.00

THE STORY OF LUCY GAULT.
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THE STORY OF LUCY GAULT.

By Trevor, William.

New York:: The Viking Press,, (2002.). Near fine in a near fine dust jacket (prev owner's name).. First US printing. A haunting and powerful novel by this award winning writer - "the tale of a young girl whose Protestant family is driven from its rural Irish home in 1921. Eight-year-old Lucy is in love with Lahardane: the old house itself, the woods,. . The day before her family is scheduled to flee Ireland, leaving the house and furnishings in the care of trusted servants, Lucy runs away. Her parents, finding a scrap of her clothing on the beach, assume the worst." 228 pp.

$17.50

NIGHTS OF RAIN AND STARS.
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NIGHTS OF RAIN AND STARS.

By Binchy, Maeve.

New York:: Dutton,, (2004.). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First US printing. Novel set in a small village on a Greek island where a sudden tragedy brings together a group of visitors and the local residents. 294 pp. Illustrated endpapers.

$21.50

A STAR CALLED HENRY: Volume one of The Last Roundup.
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A STAR CALLED HENRY: Volume one of The Last Roundup.

By Doyle, Roddy.

New York:: The Viking Press,, (1999.). Near fine in near fine dust jacket.. First US printing. A novel about the making of an IRA terrorist by this Booker-prize winning author. 342 pp.

$19.50

THIS SIDE OF BRIGHTNESS.
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THIS SIDE OF BRIGHTNESS.

By McCann, Colum.

New York:: Henry Holt,, (1998.). Near fine in very good dust jacket (remainder line). First printing. His second novel, set in underground Manhattan, past and present, a blending of imagination and history. 289 pp.

$17.50

AN IRISH COUNTRY GIRL.
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AN IRISH COUNTRY GIRL.

By Taylor, Patrick.

New York:: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates,, (2010.). Fine in illustrated wrappers (a new copy but with some toning to the edges). An uncommon advance issue and especially so signed. . Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. ) The fourth novel in his Irish country series, this one tells the story of Maureen Kincaid, the doctor's housekeeper, as a young girl back in 1922. SIGNED on the title page. Includes an afterword with recipes and a long glossary. 319 pp.

$35.00

DEATH IN SUMMER.
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DEATH IN SUMMER.

By Trevor, William.

New York:: The Viking Press,, (1998.). Very good in a fine dust jacket (prev owner's name, line on bottom edge).. First US printing. One of Trevor's most haunting and powerful novels: "There were three deaths that summer. The first was Letitia's, shocking and sudden, leaving her husband haunted by the details of their last afternoon. No one expected that drizzling Thursday in June to signal the approach of two more tragedies -" Winner of the David Cohen British Literature Prize.

$17.50

NIGHTS OF RAIN AND STARS.
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NIGHTS OF RAIN AND STARS.

By Binchy, Maeve.

New York:: Dutton,, (2004.). Very near fine in a like dustjacket.. First US printing. Novel set in a small village on a Greek island where a sudden tragedy brings together a group of visitors and the local residents. SIGNED on a blank preliminary page. 294 pp. Illustrated endpapers.

$29.50

AN IRISH COUNTRY GIRL.
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AN IRISH COUNTRY GIRL.

By Taylor, Patrick.

New York:: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates,, (2010.). Fine in illustrated wrappers. An uncommon advance issue and especially so signed. . Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. ) The fourth novel in his Irish country series, this one tells the story of Maureen Kincaid, the doctor's housekeeper, as a young girl back in 1922. INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in Oct 2009, before publication. Includes an afterword with recipes and a long glossary. 319 pp.

$35.00

SEPTEMBER IN QUINZE.
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SEPTEMBER IN QUINZE.

By Connell, Vivian.

New York:: Dial Press,, 1952.. Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket. Exceptional condition for a book of this vintage. . First US printing. Novel set on the French Riviera, a world of sybaritic luxury, violence, self-indulgence, lonliness and sometimes even love. Fifth book published in the US by this Irish born writer. 306 pp. Dust jacket art by Edgard Cirlin.

$30.00

STRUMPET CITY.
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STRUMPET CITY.

By Plunkett, James.

New York:: Delacorte,, 1969.. Very good in very good dust jacket. (small chips at top of dj spine.). First US printing. Author's first novel (his second book, preceded by a collection of short stories), an epic story of Dublin in the years between 1907-1914, a novel which he spent over ten years writing. 533 pp. Dust jacket design and illustrations by Paul Bacon.

$24.50

THIS SIDE OF BRIGHTNESS.
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THIS SIDE OF BRIGHTNESS.

By McCann, Colum.

New York:: Henry Holt,, (1998.). Fine in a very near fine dust jacket.. First printing. His second novel, set in underground Manhattan, past and present, a blending of imagination and history. 289 pp.

$21.50

THE GATHERING.
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THE GATHERING.

By Enright, Anne.

New York:: Grove / Atlantic / Black Cat,, (2007.). Near fine.. Trade paperback. Winner of the 2007 Man Booker Prize. 261 pp.

$12.50

EVERYTHING IN THIS COUNTRY MUST: A Novella and Two Stories.
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EVERYTHING IN THIS COUNTRY MUST: A Novella and Two Stories.

By McCann, Colum.

New York:: Henry Holt,, (2000.). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First printing. A novella and two stories, works of quiet mastery which show the impact of the Troubles in Northern Ireland on the lives of ordinary people, and especially on children. The unwritten final word in the title is, of course, "die." INSCRIBED on the title page "For Jim with all best wishes and thanks" and dated in the year of publication. 150 pp.

$39.50

TARA ROAD.
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TARA ROAD.

By Binchy, Maeve

New York:: Delacorte,, (1998.). Fine (a new copy) in glossy black wrappers in a colorful thin cardstock slipcase. . Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. ) 13th book by this Irish writer, a novel set in Dublin.

$28.50

CORRIGAN.
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CORRIGAN.

By Blackwood, Caroline.

New York:: Penguin,, (1986.). Very good (peeled spot on front cover, contents clean.). 1st trade paperback printing. Corrigan is a gaunt, handsome Irishman in a wheelchair, and he manages to transform the life of a lonely widow, but who is he really? A novel which is part mystery, part love story, and wholly entertaining black comedy. 279 pp.

$10.00

DEATH IN SUMMER.
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DEATH IN SUMMER.

By Trevor, William.

London:: Penguin,, (1999.). Very near fine.. First thus- a trade paperback. One of Trevor's most haunting and powerful novels: "There were three deaths that summer. The first was Letitia's, shocking and sudden, leaving her husband haunted by the details of their last afternoon. No one expected that drizzling Thursday in June to signal the approach of two more tragedies -" Winner of the David Cohen British Literature Prize. 214 pp.

$12.50

THE MASTER.
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THE MASTER.

By Toibin, Colm.

Toronto:: McClelland & Stewart,, (2004.). Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.). First Canadian printing. Irish writer's most highly acclaimed novel, based on five years in the life of novelist Henry James. SIGNED on the title page and dated in 2005. Shortlisted for the Booker, winner of the Dublin IMPAC Award. 338 pp.

$60.00

CORRIGAN.
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CORRIGAN.

By Blackwood, Caroline.

New York:: The Viking Press,, (1985.). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First US printing. Corrigan is a gaunt, handsome Irishman in a wheelchair, and he manages to transform the life of a lonely widow, but who is he really? A novel which is part mystery, part love story, and wholly entertaining black comedy. 279 pp.

$24.50

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