The Guts

The Guts

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10.99 The Guts

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 who in the 1980s formed the Commitments, a band composed of working-class Irish youths whose mission was to bring soul music to Dublin.… (more)

Editorial reviews (6 reviews)

The Guts finds him and his characters a little ways farther down the road, dealing with new problems, but still deserving attention and praise.

Kirkus Reviews : The Guts (January 28, 2014)

Whatever its novelistic flaws, the rock criticism and pop-culture insights are sharp throughout.

“The Guts” is full of reminiscences, but Doyle’s characters’ emotions run deeper than mere nostalgia.

Book Details  

Publisher: Penguin (January 23, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 336 pages

File size: 1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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