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Joseph O'Connor is a renowned Irish author of contemporaryfiction. His sister is the singer, Sinead O'Connor. Cowboys and Indians his first novel was shortlisted for the Whitbred Prize. The Star of the Sea received many accolades, including The Economist which said it was one of the top books of 2003.

Joseph O'Connor Books

Cowboys and Indians

The Salesman

The Star of the Sea

Redemption Falls

True Believers

Cowboys and Indians

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All alone, with only his electric guitar and his overacrive ego for company, Eddie Virago, proud owner of the last mohican haircut in Dublin, leaves his home town to find fame in the wild world of the London rock scene. A bewildering array of acid-house ravers, saloon-bar revolutionaires, music biz wideboys andmedia primadonnas all seem ph-so-anxious to help Eddie on his way.

Book Condition:
Some wear to covers and inscription 2nd page otherwise good copy
Flamingo Paperback 1992 Reprint
Book Weight: 236g

ISBN 0006544584

Book Type:
Irish Fiction

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The Salesman

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Billy Sweenry is about to commit murder. His daughter has been killed in a violent robbery that went wrong and Billy wants revenge. He stalks a young man and gathers information as a squirrel gathers nuts, hoarding and glowering over his collection. But when his plans go spectacularly wrong the results are terrifying.

Book Condition:
Slight wear to covers and inscription 2nd page otherwise Good Copy
Secker+Warburg Paperback 1998
Book Weight: 443g

ISBN 0436202654

Book Type:
Irish Fiction

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The Star of the Sea

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Book Review:

A journey across the Atlantic in the middle of winter in 1847 is not a pleasure trip. And the poeple on this trip exchange more than pleasantries.

Book Condition:
Slight wear to covers and inscription 2nd page otherwise Good Copy
Secker+Warburg Paperback 1998
Book Weight: 443g

ISBN 0099455269

Book Type:
Irish Fiction

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Redemption Falls

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Book Review:

Eighteen years after the famine ship, the Star of the Sea docked at New York, the daughter of two of its passengers goes on a walk in search of her brother. This is the story of her search.

Book Condition:
Slight wear to covers Good Copy
Vintage Paperback 2008
Book Weight: 385g

ISBN 9780099481522

Book Type:
Irish Fiction

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True Believers

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Book Review:

Joseph O`Connor writes about subjects such as abortion, infidelity and marriage in this collection of short stories. These are subjects that have been predominately on the Irish mind before the collapse of the economy.

Book Condition:
Slight wear to covers otherwise Good Copy
Flamingo Paperback 1992
Book Weight: 200g

ISBN 0006544754

Book Type:
Irish Fiction

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