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Agnew Sheila: Marooned in Manhattan

Скачать книгу (размер 1 136 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 224) Аннотация: New York City. Evie Brooks had seen it on the TV, but suddenly finds herself leaving her home in Dublin and moving to Manhattan to her American uncle Scott, after the death of her mother. Never owned a pet more substantial than a goldfish, Evie is intrigued by Scott's NYC veterinary practice, and before long, Evie is working as an assistant in the clinic. Between the pets, their owners, Scott and…

Arrigan Mary: Milo and One Dead Angry Druid

Скачать книгу (размер 565 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 112) Аннотация: On the Bring-Something-Old-to-School day, Milo's best friend Shane brings part of a carved ancient stone from his granny's wild garden. When it is presented in class, Willie Jones's lizard goes crazy and leaps from its glass container in terror. Milo realises this is no ordinary old stone. Afraid that his granny, Big Ella, will be annoyed with him for taking the carved stone, Shane asks Milo to…

George Otto Simms: Saint Patrick: Ireland's Patron Saint

Скачать книгу (размер 524 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 104) Аннотация: This is the extraordinary true story of Patrick, a humble man who made an incredible journey from slave to saint. Captured at the age of sixteen and forced into slavery in Ireland, this courageous and resourceful young boy overcame all hardship to fulfil his calling: to bring the people of Ireland into the light of God's word. George Otto Simms presents the real Patrick, not the Patrick of myth…

Murphy Colin: 20 Things to Do in Dublin Before You Go for a Feckin' Pint

Скачать книгу (размер 1 054 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 208) Аннотация: Got some time on your hands before you hit Dublin's famous pubs? Then you need this book, an invaluable guide to thirty of Dublin's highlights for visitors and native alike. History, culture, strangeness and beauty are all here — along with a list of the local hostelries to visit and let the experience soak in. Sprinkled with the wit of Murphy and O'Dea, best known for the Feckin' Collection. Key…

McHale Conor: Ancient Ireland Colouring Book: From Newgrange to the Vikings

Скачать книгу (размер 157 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 32) Аннотация: Choose to colour a range of drawings of famous ancient Irish people and landmarks, historic battles, figures from mythology. A perfect book for children with an interest in Irish history, bringing famous scenes from ancient times to life.

Pierce Nicola: City of Fate

Скачать книгу (размер 1 381 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 272) Аннотация: In the CITY OF FATE there are only two options: to win or to lose forever. Imagine your home is bombed one Sunday afternoon by a horde of enemy planes. Imagine your family has gone and you are left behind. This is the fate of five-year-old Peter and two teenagers Yuri and Tanya. Imagine being ordered to leave school to fight the terrifying Nazis in WWII. Imagine you are right in the middle of a…

Jeffares Norman: A Short History of Ireland's Writers

Скачать книгу (размер 1 095 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 216) Аннотация: An introduction to all the leading Irish writers and some of the lesser known playwrights, novelists, short story writers, poets, placing them in context and providing a list of their works. Commentaries give brief but telling insights into their work. The story of Irish writing is followed, beginning with Swift, and working through playwrights Synge and O'Casey to Beckett and Friel; from…

Murphy Colin: Who's Feckin' Who in Irish History

Скачать книгу (размер 2 115 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 416) Аннотация: The Feckin' collection returns with a funny, original and quirky take on some of Ireland's most famous faces! Illustrated with photographs and cartoons, the book covers key Irish figures across the millenia like: — William Butler Yeats — Nobel Prize winning poet; — Saint Patrick — Patron Saint of Ireland; — Sir Ernest Shacklton — legendary Antarctic explorer; — Jonathan Swift — the man who wrote…

Joyce James: Ulysses

Скачать книгу (размер 5 379 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 1056) Аннотация: The unique Dublin Illustrated Edition, endorsed by The James Joyce Centre, meticulously recreates the 1922 text. Ulysses chronicles the passage of Leopold Bloom through Dublin during an ordinary day, 16 June 1904. Ulysses' stream-of-consciousness technique, careful structuring, and experimental prose-full of puns, parodies, and allusions, as well as its rich characterisations and broad humour,…

Natasha Mac a'Bhaird: Missing Ellen

Скачать книгу (размер 891 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 176) Аннотация: 'Sometimes it feels like I'm the one who's missing, like I'm not really present in my own life any more — I'm like a ghost or something, wandering through school or home or town looking on at everything that's happening and not really a part of it at all.' Ellen and Maggie have been best friends for as long as they can remember — sharing clothes, passions and secrets. When Ellen goes missing,…

Leavy Una: The O'Brien Book of Irish Fairy Tales and Legends

Скачать книгу (размер 483 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 96) Аннотация: Irish fairy tales and legends are full of enchantment, brave deeds and lost loves. Told from generation to generation, they are as fascinating now as they were to their original listeners. This wonderfully rich and varied collection are ten of the best-loved traditional Irish stories, retold by author and poet Una Leavy. The post of Gold captures the trickery and mischief of leprechauns; the…

Hayden Edward: Food to Love

Скачать книгу (размер 973 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 192) Аннотация: Whether you're looking for something simple and delicious to cook on a week night, light bites for a family get-together, or something more elaborate for dinner party, then I have the perfect recipe for you! I've packed my book with my favourite recipes for salads, soups, one-pot wonders, versatile main courses, chutneys & relishes, delicious, crusty breads, al fresco dining suggestions, festive…

Watson Philip: The Giant's Causeway and the North Antrim Coast

Скачать книгу (размер 646 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 128) Аннотация: The Giant's Causeway on Ireland's north Antrim coast is a place where myth and science meet. For over 300 years visitors have pondered the choice between giants and geology to explain this natural and cultural wonder. From tales of the Irish giant, Finn MacCool, and his building of the huge stone causeway, to the ancient and mysterious cooling of lava to form the basalt columns, The Giant's…

McGann Erika: The Demon Notebook

Скачать книгу (размер 1 054 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 208) Аннотация: School just got scary... Grace and her four best friends, Jenny, Rachel, Adie and Una, are failed witches — and they have a notebook full of useless spells to prove it. Until one night, they accidentally unlock a portal into another world — and the notebook assumes a demonic life of its own. The girls watch helplessly as one by one, their spells start to work, moving pitilessly towards the worst…

Joyce James: Dubliners

Скачать книгу (размер 1 299 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 256) Аннотация: Dubliners is a wonderfully engaging and accessible collection of stories by James Joyce, an author famed for being difficult to read. It contains The Dead, made into a memorable film by John Huston. This beautiful new edition has been chosen as the One Book, One City title for Dublin in 2012 and will be heavily promoted with events and advertising as well as in the press.

Tarrant Margaret: Nursery Rhymes

Скачать книгу (размер 157 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 32) Аннотация: Beautifully-illustrated collection of favourite nursery rhymes from one of Britain's greatest illustrators. First published in 1941, this lovingly-crafted edition is a must have for children everywhere.

Jonathan Rossney: Red is the Rose

Скачать книгу (размер 442 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 88) Аннотация: Dedicated to the most inspirational of subjects, this memorable collection of poetry is sure to be the perfect companion to those in love. With timeless works from some of the most noted poets of all time, this collection has the perfect balance of classic and modern styles.

Prendergast P. R.: Dancing in the Dark

Скачать книгу (размер 973 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 192) Аннотация: Things haven't been easy for Jessie since her brother James — sports star and popular kid — died. Her mum and dad are lost in grief and she's feeling isolated at school; when the popular girls on her dance team give her a hard time, she just can't seem to remember the routines and Jessie can still see James. Talk to him, or quarrel with him, more like! They always bickered when James was alive,…

McCann Sean: Irish Wit: from Behan and Wilde to Yer Man in the Pub

Скачать книгу (размер 809 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 160) Аннотация: Irish wit is an art form, centuries old yet up-to-the-minute wise, insulting, obscure, profound and idiotic. For years the Irish have mixed wit with wisdom, as they have porter and whiskey, and to the same intoxicating effect! In this book, Sean McCann has succeeded in distilling the essence of Irish wit — on love, religion, the 'hard stuff', the English, with a generous mix from Behan, Yeats,…

Kiernan Celine: The Poison Throne

Скачать книгу (размер 2 441 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 480) Аннотация: «This work is this year's most exciting crossover title. A Friend. A Father. A Kingdom. Which one would you sacrifice? This compelling trilogy of court intrigue, adventure and romance is a winning combination of imagination, powerful storytelling and magnificent characters. Fifteen-year-old Wynter Moorehawke returns home after a five-year sojourn in the bleak Northlands. All has changed in her…