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Roddy Doyle

Roddy Doyle is the author of eleven novels, two collections of stories, two books of dialogues and Rory & Ita, a memoir of his parents. He has written seven books for children and has contributed to a variety of publications including The New YorkerMcSweeney’sMetro Eireann and several anthologies. He won the Booker Prize in 1993, for Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha.

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Great Expectations
Written by Charles Dickens, Introduction by Roddy Doyle
Puffin Books | Trade Paperback | June 2011
$4.99/5.99(Canada) | 978-0-14-133013-6 (0-14-133013-9)

As a small boy at Joe Gargery's forge, Pip meets two people who will affect his whole life - an escaped convict he is forced to help, and the eccentric Miss Haversham, whose beautiful, cold-hearted ward Estella young Pip adores. But when a secret benefactor pays for him to go to... Read more






A Tale of Two Cities
Written by Charles Dickens, Introduction by Roddy Doyle
Puffin Books | Trade Paperback | March 2009
$5.99/7.99(Canada) | 978-0-14-132554-5 (0-14-132554-2)

Charles Darnay and Sydney Carton are alike in appearance, different in character and in love with the same woman. In the midst of the French Revolution, Darnay, who has fled to London to escape the cruelty of the French nobility, must return to Paris to rescue his servant from death. But... Read more






The Barrytown Trilogy
Written by Roddy Doyle
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | September 1995
$21.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-025262-0 (0-14-025262-2)

A one-volume edition of the celebrated trio of novels about the Rabbitte family, from the Booker Prize-winning author of Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha

Look for Roddy Doyle’s new novel, Smile, coming in October of 2017


The Barrytown Trilogy
gathers Roddy’s Doyle’s first three novels into one volume: The Commitments, one of the funniest rock’n’roll... Read more






Brownbread and War
Written by Roddy Doyle
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | April 1994
$14.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-023115-1 (0-14-023115-3)

From the Booker Prize-winning author of Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha, two plays set in the north Dublin suburb of Barrytown

Watch for Roddy Doyle’s new novel, Smile, coming in October of 2017

From novelist and screenwriter Roddy Doyle come these two colorful plays. both set in the North Dublin suburb of Barrytown... Read more






Bullfighting
Written by Roddy Doyle
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | May 2012
$15.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-312106-0 (0-14-312106-5)

A second collection of stories from the Booker Prize-winning author of Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha

Watch for Roddy Doyle’s new novel, Smile, coming in October of 2017

 

Roddy Doyle has won acclaim for his wry wit, his uncanny ear, and his remarkable ability to fully capture the voices and hearts of his...

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The Commitments
Written by Roddy Doyle
Vintage | Trade Paperback | July 1989
$15.95/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-72174-1 (0-679-72174-6)

In the first volume of the Barrytown Trilogy, Roddy Doyle, winner of the Booker Prize for Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha, introduces The Commitments, a group of fame-starved, working-class Irish youths with a paradoxical passion for the music of Sam Cooke and Otis Redding and a mission—to bring Soul to Dublin. Doyle writes... Read more






The Dead Republic
Written by Roddy Doyle
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | March 2011
$16.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-311903-6 (0-14-311903-6)

The triumphant conclusion to the trilogy that began with A Star Called Henry 

Watch for Roddy Doyle’s new novel, Smile, coming in October of 2017

Henry Smart is back. It is 1946, and Henry has crawled into the desert of Utah's Monument Valley to die. He's stumbled onto a film set though... Read more






The Deportees
Written by Roddy Doyle
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | December 2008
$16.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-311488-8 (0-14-311488-3)

Stories that take a new slant on the immigrant experience, from the Booker Prize-winning author of Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha

Watch for Roddy Doyle’s new novel, Smile, coming in October of 2017

Roddy Doyle has earned a devoted following amongst those who appreciate his sly humor, acute ear for dialogue, and deeply... Read more






The Guts
Written by Roddy Doyle
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | January 2015
$16.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-312609-6 (0-14-312609-1)

Jimmy Rabbitte of The Commitments returns in the triumphant new novel from the Booker Prize–winning author of Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha

Watch for Roddy Doyle’s new novel, Smile, coming in October of 2017

Full of the great joy in storytelling that characterizes Roddy Doyle’s novels, The Guts catches up with Jimmy Rabbitte—the man... Read more






Oh, Play That Thing
Written by Roddy Doyle
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | October 2005
$14.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-303605-0 (0-14-303605-X)

The sequel to Roddy Doyle’s beloved novel A Star Called Henry – an entertaining romp across America in the 1920s

Watch for Roddy Doyle’s new novel, Smile, coming in October of 2017

Fleeing the Irish Republican paymasters for whom he committed murder and mayhem, Henry Smart has left his wife and infant daughter... Read more






Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha
Written by Roddy Doyle
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | January 1995
$17.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-023390-2 (0-14-023390-3)

Winner of the Booker Prize – Roddy Doyle’s witty, exuberant novel about a young boy trying to make sense of his changing world

Look for Roddy Doyle’s new novel, Smile, coming in October of 2017

It is 1968. Patrick Clarke is ten. He loves Geronimo, the Three Stooges, and the smell of his... Read more






Paula Spencer
Written by Roddy Doyle
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | December 2007
$14.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-311273-0 (0-14-311273-2)

The follow up to Roddy Doyle’s acclaimed novel The Woman Who Walked Into Doors

Watch for Roddy Doyle’s new novel, Smile, coming in October of 2017

Roddy Doyle 's beautifully wrought tale revisits the Dublin housewife-heroine of his earlier acclaimed novel, The Woman Who Walked Into Doors. Paula is now forty-seven, her... Read more






Smile
Written by Roddy Doyle
Viking | Hardcover | October 17, 2017
$25.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-7352-2444-5 (0-7352-2444-7)

From the author of the Booker Prize winning Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha, a bold, haunting novel about the uncertainty of memory and how we contend with the past.

Just moved into a new apartment, alone for the first time in years, Victor Forde goes every evening to Donnelly’s for a pint, a slow... Read more






The Snapper
Written by Roddy Doyle
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | August 1992
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-017167-9 (0-14-017167-3)

From the Booker Prize-winning author of Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha, the follow up to his acclaimed debut novel The Commitments

Watch for Roddy Doyle’s new novel, Smile, coming in October of 2017
 
Twenty-year-old Sharon Rabbitte is pregnant. She's also unmarried, living at home, working in a grocery store, and keeping the... Read more






A Star Called Henry
Written by Roddy Doyle
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | October 2004
$17.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-303461-2 (0-14-303461-8)

Roddy Doyle’s acclaimed novel about an intrepid Irishman’s years of reckless heroism and adventure – “An extraordinarily entertaining epic.” (The Washington Post)

Look for Roddy Doyle’s new novel, Smile, coming in October of 2017

Born at the beginning of the twentieth century, Henry Smart lives through the evolution of modern Ireland, and in... Read more






The Woman Who Walked into Doors
Written by Roddy Doyle
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | January 1997
$15.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-025512-6 (0-14-025512-5)

From the Booker Prize-winning author of Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha, the heartrending story of a brave and tenacious housewife 

Look for Roddy Doyle’s new novel, Smile, coming in October of 2017

Paula Spencer is a thirty-nine-year-old working-class woman struggling to reclaim her dignity after marriage to an abusive husband and a worsening... Read more





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