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The Bagpiping People

Douglas Dunn
Discover the fiction of one of the major poets of our time, as well as Dunn’s unique portrayal of the character of contemporary Scotland.

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Turnpike books publishes a series of Northern Ireland’s literature, neglected authors such as Shan Bullock, St John Ervine and Janet McNeill alongside acclaimed writers such as Benedict Kiely.

There is also a series of the selected short stories of the major English writers of the twentieth-century, beginning with the stories of A.E. Coppard, J.B. Priestley and V.S. Pritchett.

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SIlver’s City

Maurice Leitch introduces a new authenticity to the literature of N. Ireland in one of the seminal fictional portraits of the Troubles

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It all began with Seamus

It can sometimes seem that Northern Irish writing began with Seamus Heaney, especially if you grow up in Northern Ireland. I went to school in Enniskillen, then did an English degree at Queen’s University, Belfast, but the only local writer I studied was Heaney. At the time …read more

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