A chance encounter with an eccentric Egyptologist, Seán Ó Tuama, takes Tintin and his faithful dog, Báinín, on an adventure in search of the lost tomb of Pharaoh Kí-Oskh. But the king’s resting place contains a secret much darker than mummies and desert sand. By following a strange clue, Tintin and Báinín fall headlong into the clutches of a gang of drug smugglers, as they unwittingly find themselves in vicious conflict with an international criminal. Translated by Gabriel Rosenstock.
Tintin and Báinín follow a series of strange clues which takes them on the trail of a dangerous drugs cartel. In their pursuit, Tintin is locked in the brig of Captaen Haileabó’s ship, the Karaboudjan – where the captain is heavily under the influence of the bottle and entirely under the thumb of his crew. With the scorching Sahara to one side and the watery depths of the Mediterranean Sea to the other, this adventure most certainly puts the lives of Tintin and his friends in mortal danger. Translated by Gabriel Rosenstock.
Doras is a boy. He meets a girl, Fuinneog. The two of them set off together, fleeing from the Orphanage, the Law, and the Guards. After a night in the dark and menacing streets of the city they head for the countryside, where they meet a dog, Scuab. Together, they embark on an odysey in search of what they haven't got: a home.
The epic adventures of Gráinne Mhaol, Ireland’s Pirate Queen, are spectacularly brought to life in this superb graphic novel by Gisela Pizatto and Bruno Büll. Wife, mother, warrior-queen, Gráinne Mhaol Ní Mháille became an Irish legend for all the ages. Told in her own words, this is the story of one woman’s bravery and determination to endure against all the odds, even the might of the English.
A compelling tale of love and jealousy where the princess Gráinne elopes with the great warrior Diarmaid. Gráinne's hapless betrothed, the warrior leader Fionn mac Cumhaill vows vengeance, and the couple are relentlessly pursued by Fionn, whose desire for revenge must inevitably lead to tragic consequences. A fast-paced graphic novel, superbly illustrated by Michael McGrath.
A stunning new graphic novel of An Táin, the classic tale of Cúchulainn, Queen Méabh and the cattle-raid for the Brown bull of Cooley. Written by prize-winning author Colmán Ó Raghallaigh, superbly illustrated by Barry Reynolds.
Roald Dahl's The Twits tells the tale of a pair of horrible twits and the tricks they like to play on each other. Mr and Mrs Twit are the smelliest, ugliest people in the world. They hate everything -- except playing mean jokes on each other, catching innocent birds to put in their Bird Pies, and making their caged monkeys, the Muggle- Wumps, stand on their heads all day. But the Muggle- Wumps have had enough. They don't just want out, they want revenge.
The tragic tale of Deirdre and the sons of Uisneach, one of the classics of Irish literature, skilfully retold in graphic novel format by Colmán Ó Raghallaigh and superbly illustrated by Barry Reynolds and Audrey O’Brien. Tragic and moving, this companion volume to the award-winning, An Táin, captures all the richness of language and relentless excitement of the original Irish tale.
Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson is one of the best known adventure novels ever written. This is the exciting story of David Balfour, a young man whose uncle Ebeneazer wishes to kill and to steal his inheritance. Through his friendship with Jacobite swordsman Alan Breck Steward he escapes the fate his uncle had in store for him - only to find that he must cross the Scottish Highlands in the company of a rebel who has a price on his head, with the red coats on their hells. Kidnapped is widely recognised as Stevenson's greatest novel, and was referred to by Henry James as ' the particular crown and triumph of the artist'.. This beautiful translation and abridged for modern-day readers by Darach Ó Scolaí is accompanied by NC Wyeth's renowned Illustrations from the 1913 edition.