Tagged: Ship Breaker

Ship Breaker by

Nailer is a ship breaker, one of those who make their living from scavenging the ships left over from the Accelerated Age. That was a time...

Fox, Swallow, Scarecrow by

From the new glass bridge which spanned the inscrutable waters of the Grand Canal, the tram purred downhill and glided gently into the heart of the city.
It was the opening of this book that persuaded me to buy it. The way Ní Duibhne pokes fun at that certain class of Dublin people. It made me smile, but because I knew that there really are people who think that way. Or at least there used to be, now with the demise of the Celtic Tiger maybe there are less of them than there once were.

Christine Falls by

ISBN: 9780330445320 Book 1 in the Quirke series See also: MetaCritic ; Grumpy Old Bookman ; PopMatters ; She was glad it was the evening mailboat...

Daughter of Hounds by

ISBN: 9780451461254 See also: Author’s blog ; Synchronicity swirls and other foolishness The ghoul lady takes out her white linen handkerchief and uses one corner to...

A Long Long Way by

ISBN: 0571218016 See also: Three Monkey’s Interview ; Dublin’s One Book One City ; He was born in the dying days. It was the withering end...

Irish Voices by

An Informal History 1916-1966 ISBN: 0712665323 Early on Easter Sunday 23 April 1916 in Liberty Hall, the painter Christopher Brady carried out his commission of printing...

While Green Grass Grows by

ISBN: 1856352064 As the subtitle says this book is mainly concerned with the life of Bríd Mahon while she worked for the Irish Folklore Commission. In...

The Storyman by

I picked this up because I had nothing to read for some bus journey, but then didn’t read it on that trip. I thought the name...