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The Commitments By Roddy Doyle

The Commitments
by Roddy Doyle

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Barrytown, Dublin, has something to sing about. The Commitments are spreading the gospel of the soul. Ably managed by Jimmy Rabbitte, brilliantly coached by Joey 'The Lips' Fagan, their twin assault on Motown and Barrytown takes them by leaps and bounds from the parish hall to the steps of the studio door. A big-hearted, big-night out' The Times
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The Commitments by Roddy Doyle

Barrytown, Dublin, has something to sing about. The Commitments are spreading the gospel of the soul. Ably managed by Jimmy Rabbitte, brilliantly coached by Joey 'The Lips' Fagan, their twin assault on Motown and Barrytown takes them by leaps and bounds from the parish hall to the steps of the studio door. But can The Commitments live up to their name? The bestselling book behind the long-running West End stage show. 'Unstoppable fun. A big-hearted, big-night out' The Times

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The Commitments Reviews


"A contender for the funniest debut of the year...young, feisty, funky, rude, unpretentious and great fun" * Time Out *
"An Irish version of The Blues Brothers...authentic and brilliantly funny" * Literary Review *
"An absurd comedy of the commonplace...a charming, truthful and immensely funny story which leaves you gasping for more" * Sunday Times *
"One of my favourite trilogies ever, nobody makes hard times as funny as Irish author Roddy Doyle... Beloved classics... The stories will be a balm to your bruised soul." * Image *

About Roddy Doyle


Roddy Doyle was born in Dublin in 1958. He is the author of nine acclaimed novels including The Commitments, The Snapper, and The Van, two collections of short stories, Rory & Ita, a memoir about his parents, and most recently, Two Pints, a collection of dialogues. He won the Booker Prize in 1993 forPaddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha. The Commitments was adapted into a hit film in the 1990s and is now a West End musical.

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GOR005049699
The Commitments by Roddy Doyle
Roddy Doyle
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2013-09-19
144
009958753X
9780099587538
N/A
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