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Recommended books (28)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. The target of the Read Around The World Challenge is to read at least one book written by an author from each and every country in the world. All books that are listed here as part of the "Read Around Europe Challenge" were written by authors from Ireland. Find a great book for the next part of your reading journey around the world from this book list. The following popular books have been recommended so far.

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Himself by Jess Kidd EN

Rating: 4     17 Votes
Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
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A BBC Radio 2 Book Club Choice Shortlisted for the Irish Book Awards 2016Shortlisted for the Authors' Club Best First Novel Award 2017Longlisted for the John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger 20171950. A teenage girl is brutally murdered in a forest. But, somehow, her baby survives.1976. A mysterious and charming young man returns to the remote coastal village of Mulderrig, seeking answers about the mother who, it was said, had abandoned him on the steps of a Dublin orphanage.With the help of its oldest and most eccentric inhabitant, he will force the village to give up its ghosts. Nothing, not even ... continue
Recommended: 03 Mar 2018

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In the Woods

In the Woods by Tana French EN

Rating: 3.5     3644 Votes
Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
Recommended: 26 Jan 2023

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Ireland : A Novel by Frank Delaney EN

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Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
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“Dramatic, adventurous, heroic, romantic. . . these historical chronicles, legends, myths, tall tales and fables, featuring warriors, kings, monks, explorers and clever common folk, imaginatively tell the history of Ireland.” — Philadelphia Inquirer This New York Times bestselling epic is an unforgettable tour de force that marries the intimate, passionate texture of the Irish spirit with a historical scope that is sweeping and resplendent. Storyteller extraordinaire Frank Delaney takes his readers on a journey through the history of Ireland, stopping along the way to evoke the dramatic events... continue
Recommended: 20 Feb 2022

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Mere Christianity

Mere Christianity : Comprising The Case for Christianity, Christian Behaviour, and Beyond Personality by C. S. Lewis EN

Rating: 4     3321 Votes
Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
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Discusses the essence of Christian faith and the doctrine of the Trinity.
Recommended: 03 Dec 2022

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Nobber by Oisín Fagan EN

Rating: 4     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
Description:
LONGLISTED FOR THE DESMOND ELLIOTT PRIZE SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOLLINGER EVERYMAN WODEHOUSE PRIZE 'A writer out to do whatever the hell he wants . . . a grisly, gross-out slice of medieval life and death, it's vigorously, writhingly itself, spilling out of any box you put it in' Observer 'A dark and bloody tale, well leavened with bone-dry humour, and with a dramatic climax that has about it the flavour of a Jacobean tragedy' Guardian 'Set to become an Irish cult classic' Sunday Business Post 'A tremendously engaging and fun read . . . a crazed, quixotic odyssey' Kevin Barry An ambitious noble a... continue
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Recommended: 11 Sep 2022

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Normaaleja ihmisiä by Sally Rooney EN

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Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
Recommended: 28 Jul 2022

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Normal People : A Novel by Sally Rooney EN

Rating: 3.5     88 Votes
Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
Description:
NOW AN EMMY-NOMINATED HULU ORIGINAL SERIES • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A stunning novel about the transformative power of relationships” (People) from the author of Conversations with Friends, “a master of the literary page-turner” (J. Courtney Sullivan). ONE OF THE TEN BEST NOVELS OF THE DECADE—Entertainment Weekly TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR—People, Slate, The New York Public Library, Harvard Crimson AND BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR—The New York Times, The New York Times Book Review, O: The Oprah Magazine, Time, NPR, The Washington Post, Vogue, Esquire, Glamour, Elle, Marie Claire, Vox, The Pari... continue
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Recommended: 10 Jun 2022

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On Midnight Beach by Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick EN

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Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
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In this beautiful, epic coming-of-age novel, an old tale is rewoven as a stunning YA story by well-known Irish author/illustrator Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick. I kept clear of Dog Cullen. Till the summer we turned seventeen, the summer the dolphin came to Carrig Cove . . . Donegal, 1976 When a dolphin takes up residence in Carrig Cove, Emer and her best friend, Fee, feel like they have an instant connection with it. Then Dog Cullen and his sidekick, Kit, turn up, and the four friends begin to sneak out at midnight to go down to the beach, daring each other to swim closer and closer to the creature... continue
Recommended: 06 Jul 2021

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One by Sarah Crossan EN

Rating: 4     660 Votes
Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
Description:
Tippi and Grace share everything—clothes, friends . . . even their body. Writing in free verse, Sarah Crossan tells the sensitive and moving story of conjoined twin sisters, which will find fans in readers of Gayle Forman, Jodi Picoult, and Jandy Nelson. Tippi and Grace. Grace and Tippi. For them, it's normal to step into the same skirt. To hook their arms around each other for balance. To fall asleep listening to the other breathing. To share. And to keep some things private. Each of the sixteen-year-old girls has her own head, heart, and two arms, but at the belly, they join. And they are ha... continue
Recommended: 09 Apr 2022

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Spellbook of the Lost and Found by Moïra Fowley-Doyle EN

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Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
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Recommended: 06 Mar 2022


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