Two Pints

Hardcover | November 19, 2012

byRoddy Doyle

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A collection of sublimely funny dialogues inspired by a year’s worth of news.
 
Two men meet for a pint in a Dublin pub. They chew the fat, set the world to rights, take the piss… They talk about their wives, their kids, their kids’ pets, their football teams and -- this being Ireland in 2011-12 -- about the euro, the crash, the presidential election, the Queen’s visit. But these men are not parochial or small-minded; one of them knows where to find the missing Colonel Gadaffi (he’s working as a cleaner at Dublin Airport); they worry about Greek debt, the IMF and the bondholders (whatever they might be); in their fashion, they mourn the deaths of Whitney Houston, Donna Summer, Davy Jones and Robin Gibb; and they ask each other the really important questions like ‘Would you ever let yourself be digitally enhanced?’

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A collection of sublimely funny dialogues inspired by a year’s worth of news.  Two men meet for a pint in a Dublin pub. They chew the fat, set the world to rights, take the piss… They talk about their wives, their kids, their kids’ pets, their football teams and -- this being Ireland in 2011-12 -- about the euro, the crash, the preside...

RODDY DOYLE was born in Dublin in 1958. He is the author of nine acclaimed novels, two collections of short stories and Rory & Ita, a memoir about his parents. He won the Booker Prize in 1993 for Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:96 pages, 7.78 × 5.1 × 0.5 inPublished:November 19, 2012Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0224097814

ISBN - 13:9780224097819

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“Funny, provocative and never less than entertaining.”
—John Boyne, The Irish Times
 
“An epic tale of modern Ireland in less than 90 pages.”
Slugger O’Toole