Romping through Gulliver's Travels by At it Again!

Romping through Gulliver’s Travels Launch

Romping through Gulliver’s Travels by At it Again! Launch

 

Join At it Again! to celebrate the launch of their new book, Romping through Gulliver’s Travels, in the wonderful setting of Books Upstairs Cafe on Thursday, 2nd March at 6.30pm.

Spend a fun evening with At it Again! who are the creative heads behind the Romping through Irish Literature series of pocket guides and related goodies which take you on a literary adventure, exploring Irish writers, their works and the places that inspired them.

Their new title celebrates Jonathan Swift’s 350th birthday this year. It is based on his mad trip Gulliver’s Travels. It’s a fun way to discover Dublin and follow Gulliver’s journey. Dip into it if you are embarking on Gulliver’s Travels for the first time or even if you are at it again! It distills the stories and features maps, things to do and see, titbits and great quotes.

 

Entry is free, but places are limited. Please RSVP by sending an email to info@atitagain.ie.

 

Date & Time: Thursday, 2nd March 2017, 6.30pm

Location: Books Upstairs, 17 D’Olier St, Dublin 2

Bookings: info@atitagain.ie

 


Bringing Dubliners to Life

Here at At it Again! we love stories that are closely linked to a city or place. It’s fascinating to be able to walk the same streets as the characters and imagining meeting them. Have you seen our graphic guide Romping through Dubliners, a fun and interactive take on Irish writer James Joyce’s fifteen short stories. The stories in Dubliners are fresh however many times you read them, never losing their power to unnerve you as they unfold.

At the moment, my favourite story from Dubliners is After the Race. It’s the one in the fast lane, where a Frenchman, a Canadian and a Hungarian take an Irishman for a ride. The boy racers are joined by an Englishman for dinner in a fancy hotel. Staggering out into the night, they bump into an American who invites them to his yacht for supper, dancing and cards. The stakes get higher as they drink a toast to the last big game. The Irishman knows he’s losing but he can’t stop… Continue reading


Christmas Card by At it Again! based on The Dead from James Joyce's Dubliners

At it Again! Christmas Card featured on the Daily Edge

“His soul swooned slowly as he heard the snow falling faintly through the universe.” – The DeadDubliners, James Joyce.

We swooned ourselves when we made it onto the Daily Edge with our new Christmas Card based on James Joyce’s short story The Dead from Dubliners. They have selected it as one of their wonderfully Irish alternative Christmas cards.

You can find the card here or at the following stockists:

You can also buy it directly from us if you would like to meet the Makers. Just look for us at the following Christmas Markets:

Our The one in the Snow print featuring the same image as the card is also available at the above stockists and markets.

Print from Romping through Dubliners by At it Again! - The one in the Snow

Print from Romping through Dubliners by At it Again! – The one in the Snow

 


Romping through Dracula by At it Again!

How to celebrate Halloween – Dracula style

It’s time to celebrate Hallowe’en. Dracula will be your guide as you get sucked into a world of castles, crypts and climaxes.

1 Clontarf

Bram Stoker’s Gothic tale begins with Jonathan Harker travelling to Dracula’s castle in Transylvania. Take a trip to the coastal suburb of Clontarf on Dublin’s northside. See Bram Stoker’s birthplace at 15 Marino Crescent with its blood red door.

2 Castle Dracula

Jonathan is welcomed to the Count’s castle by a strange elderly man. Enter Dracula’s other castle in Clontarf, with its labyrinthine corridors that take you to the Castle Graveyard magic show. Watch your step.

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Oscar Wilde Dublin Walk Map from Romping through Dorian Gray by At it Again!

10 Things to do in Dublin inspired by Dorian Gray

The Picture of Dorian Gray is Oscar Wilde’s famous Gothic novel about the wish for eternal youth and its terrible consequences. As the evenings grow shorter it is a perfect tale to read in the run up to Hallowe’en. The following 10 things will help you bring The Picture of Dorian Gray to life in Oscar Wilde’s hometown of Dublin.

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