The first novel by James Joyce, ‘A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man’, was published OTD in 1916. It traces the religious & intellectual awakening of young Stephen Dedalus, a fictional alter ego of Joyce & an allusion to Daedalus, the consummate craftsman of Greek mythology. Stephen questions & rebels against the Catholic & Irish conventions under which he has grown, culminating in his self-exile from Ireland to Europe.

With an Introduction and Notes by Dr. Jacqueline Belanger, University of Cardiff. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young … More

Born OTD in 1856, George Bernard Shaw. Andrew Undershaft, a millionaire armaments manufacturer, loves money & despises poverty. His estranged daughter Barbara, on the other hand, shows her love for the poor by throwing her energies into her work as a Major in the Salvation Army, & sees her father as another soul to be saved…

But when the Army needs funds to keep going, it is Undershaft who saves the day with a large cheque … More

Ireland, 16th Century. A time of strife, invasion & adventure …From Ireland’s wild west coast, a true leader emerges – Granuaile, the pirate queen …mother, lover, seafarer & chieftain. A true story of bravery on the high seas, of battles, of love, loss & leadership.

Follow the astounding and sometimes tragic tale of Ireland’s own Queen of Storms brought to stunning life in this beautiful … More