Roddy Doyle Love

LIKE MUCH of Roddy Doyle’s fiction, his 13th novel for adults is made up largely of dialogue. Since the success of The Commitments (published 33 years ago), the author has honed his pared-down prose style to tell stories primarily of working-class people from the northside of Dublin. Using sometimes witty, minimalist and repetitive language, the... Read more »

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