Tonstant Weader Reviews
1 day, 15 hours ago
If you follow me on Twitter, you’ll know that I do a lot of reading and a lot of book-buying (probably more of the latter than I really should . 1,550 more words
3 days, 22 hours ago
The Dublin Festival is on this week and there were a number of shows in the line-up that crossed over with my subscription list.
Scroobius Pip was in town, but I have not listened to many of his recent shows. 956 more words
4 weeks ago
Jane & Bex book blog
Like most people my first introduction to Roddy Doyle was via watching the film of The Commitments. I loved the characters, the songs and, above all, the accents. 260 more words
1 month ago
Smile is Roddy Doyle at his very best: a mesmerising, bleak novel about institutional abuse in Ireland, which is as penetrating and devastating as it is masterfully sumptuous thanks to its shocking final twist. 555 more words
Smile by Roddy Doyle
This follows our protagonist Victor as he flashes between events of his childhood and his new life as an adult bachelor. 366 more words
1 month, 1 week ago
Kaki and Junie
Started reading Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha.