Roddy Doyle
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Roddy Doyle

Roddy Doyle is the author of eight novels, a collection of stories, and Rory & Ita, a memoir of his parents. He won the Booker Prize in 1993 for Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha. He lives and works in Dublin.

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    • Stories

    • All-New Tales
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    • Narrated by: Anne Bobby, Jonathan Davis, Katherine Kellgren, and others
    • Length: 18 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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      4 out of 5 stars 481
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    The best stories pull readers in and keep them turning the pages, eager to discover more—to find the answer to the question....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Something for Everyone

    • By Nicole on 05-24-17

    Regular price: $42.20

    • Smile

    • A Novel
    • By: Roddy Doyle
    • Narrated by: Roddy Doyle
    • Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 62

    Just moved into a new apartment, alone for the first time in years, Victor Forde goes every evening to Donnelly's for a pint, a slow one....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The conclusion will take your breath away.

    • By Laurie A. Bobskill on 11-02-17

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Paddy Clarke Ha-Ha-Ha

    • By: Roddy Doyle
    • Narrated by: Aiden Gillen
    • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 38

    Patrick Clarke is a 10-year-old boy trying to make sense of his world. He is confused. His Ma and Da fight too much. School seems like a joke....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing Listen

    • By William on 01-06-13

    Regular price: $12.60

    • The Second Half

    • By: Roy Keane, Roddy Doyle
    • Narrated by: Roy Keane, Stephen Hogan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40

    Narrated by Stephen Hogan and introduced by Roy Keane....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Magnificent reflections on a great career

    • By Vintila Bogdan on 03-15-18

    Regular price: $26.64

    • Bullfighting

    • Stories
    • By: Roddy Doyle
    • Narrated by: Lorcan Cranitch
    • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Roddy Doyle has earned a devoted following for his wry wit, his uncanny ear, and his ability to fully capture the hearts of his characters.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amusing simple straightforward stories.

    • By Jeff Lacy on 04-14-18

    Regular price: $15.36

    • Paula Spencer

    • By: Roddy Doyle
    • Narrated by: Ger Ryan
    • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Paula Spencer begins on the eve of Paula's 48th birthday. She hasn't had a drink for four months and five days. Having outlived an abusive husband and father, Paula and her four children are now struggling to live their adult lives....

    Regular price: $16.95

    • The Woman Who Walked Into Doors

    • A Novel
    • By: Roddy Doyle
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Paula Spencer is a 39-year-old working-class woman struggling to reclaim her dignity after marriage to an abusive husband and a worsening drinking problem....

    Regular price: $21.00

    • A Star Called Henry

    • By: Roddy Doyle
    • Narrated by: Roddy Doyle
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Born in the slums of Dublin in 1901, his father a one-legged whore-house bouncer and settler of scores....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A bloody lovely listen

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-14-18

    Regular price: $12.39

    • The Guts

    • By: Roddy Doyle
    • Narrated by: Laurence Kinlan
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    Jimmy Rabbitte of The Commitments returns in the triumphant new novel from the Booker Prize–winning author....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best audiobook since Wolf Hall

    • By Madeleine Sann on 02-14-15

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Charlie Savage

    • By: Roddy Doyle
    • Narrated by: Roddy Doyle
    • Length: 3 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Meet Charlie Savage: a middle-aged Dubliner with an indefatigable wife, an exasperated daughter, a drinking buddy who’s realized that he’s been a woman all along....

    Regular price: $19.62

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