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- The Lilliput Press 2011; US$ 7.28
'...a compelling, powerful and virtually incontestable case that in the summer of 1981 Gerry Adams and those around him thwarted a proposed settlement of the IRA/INLA hunger strikes' Ed Moloney, author of A Secret History of the IRA. 'Afterlives by Richard O'Rawe (Lilliput Press) is the history of the deal that could have ended the hunger strikes... more...
- The Lilliput Press 2000; US$ 18.94
A pleasure to read in its beautifully illustrated magazine format. Packed with wonderful engravings and period paintings, historical notes, music and anecdote this book is a magnificent read not just for a singer, but for anybody wanting to get to know this key period effortlessly and with pleasure.' - SUNDAY TRIBUNE 'Scanning the pages of The Age... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1997; US$ 14.57
"He could tell you things! Things I've tried to forget; thing I never did know." Joseph Conrad "...his was a heroic nature. I should like to write upon him subtly, so that his enemies would think I was with them till they finished my book and rose from reading it to call him a hero. He has the appeal of a broken archangel." T.E. Lawrence British Consul... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1998; US$ 11.99
In January, 1847, during the height of the Famine in Ireland, Asenath Hatch Nicholson began her one-woman relief operation in Dublin, organizing a soup-kitchen, visiting homes of the poor and distributing bread in the streets. In a uniquely personal campaign, this remarkable individual travelled the country, aiming to alleviate the starving conditions... more...
- The Lilliput Press 2002; US$ 6.99
In November 1968, at the age of twenty-two, Andrew McNeillie left his job and his girlfriend in Wales and travelled to Inishmore. He was not a tourist: he stayed eleven months in Aran, living alone in a tiny house. An Aran Keening is a richly lyrical memoir of that time, a celebration of the island and its people, a lament for a way of life that was... more...
- The Lilliput Press 2012; US$ 10.19
<P>The Aran Islands are among the most finely wrought land-masses in the western world. Their antiquity, diversity and cultural richness have made them a source of fascination for writers, romantics, naturalists, linguists, archaeologists, anthropologists and artists, provoking a variety of responses now inscribed upon Ireland's history... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1996; US$ 6.99
Rescued from memory by Ireland's leading short-story writer and raconteur, this anthology weaves a rich tapestry of songs, ballads and poetry reaching across three centuries and drawn from the lanes and highways of thirty-two counties. Contents include poetry by W.B.Yeats, A.E., F.R.Higgins, Louis MacNeice, Patrick Kavanagh, Francis Ledwidge and Oliver... more...
- The Lilliput Press 2012; US$ 14.57
<P>Irish identity is best understood from a maritime perspective. For eight millennia the island has been a haven for explorers, settlers, colonists, navigators, pirates and traders, absorbing goods and peoples from all points of the compass. The reduction of the islanders to the exclusive category 'Celtic' has persisted for three hundred... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1992; US$ 14.57
Ireland, and in particular Dublin, was Samuel Beckett's cradle, a place, in Eoin O'Brien's words, he revisited 'with the same intensity that Proust went back to Combray'. It was fitting, then, shortly after Beckett's death, that his birthplace - through the good offices of the Gate Theatre, Trinity College and Radio Telef„≠s √¬?ireann - should have... more...
- The Lilliput Press 2011; US$ 7.28
"Electric, real, utterly modern: this is a voice to welcome and to watch" - Anne Enright. Set on Ireland's Atlantic coast, Before the House Burns is a tender, implosive first novel by an award-winning short story writer and poet. It concerns the lives of its three young narrators, children of a bereaved father and witnesses to a shared grief. This... more...