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 novels ever written, about a group of aspiring musicians on a mission to bring soul to Dublin; The Snapper, about the progression of twenty-year-old Sharon Rabbitte’s pregnancy on her family; and The Van, a finalist for the Booker Prize, a tender and hilarious tale of male friendship, midlife crisis, and family life, set during the heady days of Ireland’s brief, euphoric triumphs in the 1990 World Cup.
Roddy Doyle is the author of 11 novels, 2 collections of stories, 2 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 Yorker, McSweeney’s, Metro Éireann, and… More about Roddy Doyle
Paperback | $21.00
Published by Penguin Books Sep 01, 1995| 640 Pages| 5-1/16 x 7-3/4| ISBN 9780140252620