Summer crop of books

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Summer is here and thoughts turn to holidays. Like readers, holidays come in all shapes and sizes: the short ‘staycation’ somewhere in Ireland; lounging on the beach in a Spanish resort; taking in the culture of a European city; tasting the exotic in the Far East; or backpacking just about anywhere. Whatever holiday you decide on, books are an essential part. Reading passes the time on a plane or bus; it helps you to relax when sitting by the pool, and may even be a welcome escape from the reality of an adventure holiday. We’ve put together a selection of books that we hope will suit every holidaymaker. As it’s the holidays, we’ve kept the heavier reading to a minimum (with excess baggage charges being what they are!). We’re sure you’ll find the right holiday reading for you here. And if not, why not tell us what’s your favourite book this summer? We’d love to hear. @booksirelandmag […]

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July/August 2017 (issue no.374) 

November Book Competition

A Flutter of Wings

by Mervyn Wall

First collected in 1974, the stories span Mervyn Wall's entire writing career, dating back to the 1940s.

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A Flutter of Wings by Mervyn Wall
ISBN: 978-1-78380-017-9
Publisher: The Swan River Press



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