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- The Lilliput Press 2012; US$ 10.19
First published in 1931, Robin Flower's enchanting lyric poetry combines with his translations from the old, medieval and modern periods of Irish literature. 'Mr Flower's poetry has loveliness and spontaneity. Though, as his sonnets prove, he can respond to the spell of rich lines and moulded thought, his whole bent is lyrical and individual. Beauty... more...
- The Lilliput Press 2011; US$ 10.19
'Page after page, he splits the atom of detail so that autobiography and cultural history flare up in one long pleasurable chain-reaction.'-Seamus Heaney, Observer. The Village of Longing, George O'Brien's narrative of his childhood in the somnolent river-valley settlement of Lismore, Co. Waterford, during the 1950s, has established itself as a contemporary... more...
- The Lilliput Press 2012; US$ 14.57
He was always a great actor and talker. Words loved him. Now he's a great writer.' -Bono 'James X is like nothing we have seen before. Flynn's use of documents and the interplay between the printed file, his own memories, and the terrible truth that finally emerges creates a brilliantly original mix of theatre, performance art, documentary and direct... more...
- The Lilliput Press 2012; US$ 14.57
He was always a great actor and talker. Words loved him. Now he's a great writer.' Bono 'Nothing to Say is about childhood - the most difficult of all stories to tell. Few writers attempt it and those who do usually fail. But this novel about a ten-year-old boy is a success, a thrilling evocation of boyhood, it makes you feel what it is like to be... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1996; US$ 10.19
With the deregulation of international trade and a free movement of capital, the world economy is more unstable than ever and liable to economic collapse. So precarious is it that it should no longer be relied upon to provided all the goods, fuel, food and services we need to live. As unemployment rises in every industrialized country, increasing... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1990; US$ 7.28
Born of a Belfast manse, Robert Lynd (1879-1949) became one of the most graceful and favoured writers of the early century, and had some thirty books published in his lifetime. The essays in Galway of the Races represent his writings on Ireland (Protestant and Papish, with accounts of Connolly, Kettle, Griffith, Shaw, Yeats and Joyce), on literature... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1994; US$ 7.28
Using a play by Karl and Josef Capek as source, Flann O'Brien locates his insect drama in Dublin, his most familiar stalking- territory. His adaptation is a vehicle for ridicule and invective, targeting race, religion, greed, identity and purpose. With his extraordinary ear for dialogue, O'Brien creates his own fantastical world, and the outcome is... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1998; US$ 14.57
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 1996; US$ 14.57
Opening Hubert Butler's book of essays is like discovering gold. He has all the essayists's gifts: a clear, strong prose, a fascination with everyday affairs and their significance sub specie aeternitatis, a readiness to generalize, the ability to digress without wondering from the point, to inform without pedantry and enlighten without condescension,... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1989; US$ 18.94
This finely detailed and amply illustrated biography recreates the life and times of one of Ireland's earliest environmentalists, founder of the world movement for the protection of animals. A loveable Galwayman, Volunteer colonel, landlord-eccentric, lawyer-duellist, parliamentarian and champion of Catholic emancipation, his colourful, humorous personality... more...