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The Hat Shop On The Corner
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  • Published: 31 August 2014
  • ISBN: 9781446437247
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 400

The Hat Shop On The Corner

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A gloriously warm-hearted novel about wonderful hats, but also about the people who buy them - and their remarkable stories.

Hats! Hats! Hats!Upbrims, sidesweeps, silks, ribbons and trims all become part of Ellie's life when she inherits the little hat shop on Dublin's South Anne Street.But the city is changing and Ellie must decide if she wants to follow the hat-making tradition of her mother or accept a generous offer to sell the shop.

Encouraged by her friends, Ellie takes on the hat shop and her quirky designs and tempting millinery confections soon attract a rich assortment of customers all in search of the perfect hat.

Creating hats for weddings, shows, fashion and fun, and falling for the charms of Rory Doyle along the way, Ellie is happier than she has ever been before. But as her fingers work their magic she discovers a lot can happen in the heart of a city like Dublin...

  • Pub date: 31 August 2014
  • ISBN: 9781446437247
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 400

About the Author

Marita Conlon-McKenna

Marita Conlon-McKenna is one of Ireland's favourite authors. Her books include the award-winning Under the Hawthorn Tree which is set during Ireland’s great famine. Widely translated and published, it is now considered an Irish classic. Her other books include bestseller The Magdalen.

She is a winner of the International Reading Association Award, USA and a former chair person of Irish PEN.

Marita lives in Dublin with her husband and family.

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Praise for The Hat Shop On The Corner

“Warm and uplifting, an absolute joy to read”

Patricia Scanlan

“Highly enjoyable.”


“One of those effortless reads which manages to grab the attention from the first page.”


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