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The Guts
Author: Roddy Doyle

ISBN: 9780099587132
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 1 September 2014
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9 x 2.2
Jimmy Rabbitte of The Commitments returns in a new novel by Booker Prize winner Roddy Doyle

Jimmy Rabbitte is back.

The man who invented The Commitments back in the eighties is now forty-seven, with a loving wife, four kids ... and bowel cancer. He isn't dying, he thinks, but he might be.

Jimmy still loves his music, and he still loves to hustle. On his path through Dublin he meets two of The Commitments - Outspan, whose own illness is probably terminal, and Imelda Quirk, still as gorgeous as ever.

This warm, funny novel is about friendship and family, about facing death and opting for life.

Includes the short story Jimmy Jazz

About the Author

Roddy Doyle was born in Dublin in 1958. He is the author of nine acclaimed novels including the Barrytown Trilogy, 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 for Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha.

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