Booktopia has The Pleasures of Winter by Evie Hunter. Buy a discounted Paperback of The Pleasures of Winter online from Australia's leading online bookstore.
What happens when the man in your life goes down on bended knee? Not usually a panic attack. For Grace, lover of Audrey Hepburn era glamour, that's exactly what happens and its the icing on an already lopsided cake. But when she meets an ex-Hollywood costume lady/vintage clothing guru, she is encouraged to find her heart's wish- whatever that might be. Funny and tender, I Wished For You is Irish actress, comedienne and fashionista Amy Huberman's second book after Hello Heartbreak.
Joe Cassidy knows a side of life that is mysterious and powerful. In his work as a healer he sees the terrible consequences of curses placed on houses or of ancient sacred sites destroyed. He sees the torment caused to the living by trapped spirits and natural phenomena that stress the landscape. Like Lorna Byrne (Angels in my Hair) Joe does not advertise but people find him. Everyone from housewives,to lorry drivers, lawyers and record company executives, turn up at his door- seeking his…
When Selina Guinness and her partner Colin, both young academics, moved in with Selina's uncle Charles, an elderly bachelor, they had no idea what the coming years held for them: a crash course in farming, tense discussions with helicopter-borne property developers, human tragedy, and the challenge of dragging a quasi-feudal estate at the edge of Dublin into the twenty-first century.
'Tis as human a little story as paper could well carry’ Finnegans Wake The James Joyce Centre’s Bloomsday Festival 2012 takes place from Sunday, June
Out Oct 25th...Ireland is deeply in debt, beholden to the IMF, the EU and the bond markets. Its economy is frozen and years of austerity are ahead. In The Good Room, David McWilliams, who wrote about the dangers of the Irish property bubble and eurozone imbalances when others were saying everything was fine, explains the bizarre economics behind Ireland's current crisis, and illuminates a different path for Ireland. He illustrates the consequences of austerity and explains why it can't work.
Shane Ross and Nick Webb whip the official Irish curtain back again, enforcing their belief that sunlight is the best disinfectant. Their explosive new book exposing how those responsible for Ireland's current financial crisis are still calling the shots. Prepare to be outraged in early October...