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Review: Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha - Roddy Doyle

To me this novel is a growing up story, one that starts very much in the peak of childhood, old enough to be allowed to roam the streets to play with friends but blissfully unaware of the challenges of adult life. 248 more words

Book Reviews

"A Star Called Henry" by Roddy Doyle

Wikipedia explains that this 1999 novel represents the first volume of a trilogy, The Last Roundup. The later parts are Oh, Play That Thing (2004) and The Dead Republic (2010). 638 more words


The 5 books that made me giggle out loud...

The 5 books that made me giggle out loud…

1. A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman – I came across this completely by accident and I am so glad I did! 324 more words

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Aislinn Irvine looks at The Moth, a quarterly Irish contemporary arts and literature magazine which has attained international acclaim.

The Moth, designed and produced in a private art studio in a farmhouse in Cavan, brings together a host of established and up-and-coming writers, poets, and artists under one unique and beautifully presented arts magazine. 400 more words


It’s a big con job. We have sold the myth of Dublin as a sexy place incredibly well; because it is a dreary little dump most of the time. 8 more words

Roddy Doyle

and more still

from 2005 in Gothenburg, while I’m carried away and all that. The amazing thing is how many books Son and I managed to fit in before we went, just so we could be up to scratch on all that was talked about. 460 more words


The Second Half by Roy Keane with Roddy Doyle

The Second Half by Roy Keane with Roddy Doyle

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicholson
Genres: Sports, Autobiography
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover, Paperback, Kindle, Audiobook
Outlets: 531 more words