A Star Called Henry is Doyle at his most Joycean-ribald and gritty, marvelously in tune with his characters’ . Roddy Doyle’s sixth novel, A Star Called Henry, is of that breed-compelling, original, devastating, funny, a masterwork, an instant classic.
A Star Called Henry is Doyle at his most Joycean-ribald and gritty, marvelously in tune with his characters’ voices and, most of all, unwaveringly dedicated to Ireland. It is a magnificent novel. It is all vivid, vulgar, chilling, witty, but most of all-and this is Doyle’s genius-A Star Called Henry is hugely tender, a book that comes from a wise and empathetic heart. The Baltimore Sun. Rousing.
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Roddy Doyle (Author). Book 1 of 3 in the Last Roundup Series. An historical novel like none before it, A Star Called Henry marks a new chapter in Booker Prize-winner Roddy Doyle's writing
Roddy Doyle (Author). An historical novel like none before it, A Star Called Henry marks a new chapter in Booker Prize-winner Roddy Doyle's writing. It is a vastly more ambitious book than any he has previously written. A subversive look behind the legends of Irish republicanism, at its centre a passionate love story, this new novel is a triumphant work of fiction. Born in the slums of Dublin in 1902, his father a one-legged whorehouse bouncer and settler of scores, Henry Smart has to grow up fast.
A Star Called Henry - (1999) is a novel by Irish writer Roddy Doyle. It is Vol. 1 of The Last Roundup series. Original A Star Called Henry, erschienen 1999) ist ein Roman des irischen Schriftstellers Roddy Doyle. Henry der Held - (engl. Es ist der erste Teil der Trilogie The Last Roundup, der das Leben der Hauptfigur Henry Smart beschreibt. Der zweite Teil Oh, Play That.
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by. Doyle, Roddy, 1958-. He is Henry Smart, son of a brothel bouncer, who becomes a street urchin after his father goes to jail and his mother turns senile. He joins the movement and rises in its ranks to participate in the 1916 Easter Rising, including the famous attack on the post office. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books.
I heard the glass breaking into smaller pieces on the pavement outside. I hacked away at the remaining shards with the butt of my rifle. There was nothing outside, beyond the broken windows and the pillars, except the street and the usual noises that came with it - whining trams, the yells of children, shoe nails on cobbles and pavement, the women at the Pillar Stall shouting the prices and varieties of their flowers
Roddy Doyle was born in Dublin in 1958
Roddy Doyle was born in Dublin in 1958. He is the author of eleven acclaimed novels including The Commitments, The Snapper, The Van and Smile, 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. Библиографические данные.
Roddy Doyle’s acclaimed novel about an intrepid Irishman’s years of reckless heroism and adventure – An .
Roddy Doyle’s acclaimed novel about an intrepid Irishman’s years of reckless heroism and adventure – An extraordinarily entertaining epic. The Washington Post)Look for Roddy Doyle’s new novel, Smile, coming in October of 2017Born at the beginning of the twentieth century, Henry Smart lives through the evolution of modern Ireland, and in this extraordinary novel he brilliantly tells his story. At once an epic, a love story, and a portrait of Irish history, A Star Called Henry is a grand picaresque novel brimming with both poignant moments and comic ones, and told in a voice that is both quintessentially Irish and inimitably Roddy Doyle's.
Roddy Doyle (born 8 May 1958) is an Irish novelist, dramatist and screenwriter. He is the author of eleven novels for adults, eight books for children, seven plays and screenplays, and dozens of short stories. Several of his books have been made into films, beginning with The Commitments in 1991. Doyle's work is set primarily in Ireland, especially working-class Dublin, and is notable for its heavy use of dialogue written in slang and Irish English dialect.
A Star Called Henry book. I much preferred this over the more well-known, but sentimental, "Angela's Ashes" by Frank McCourt. Doyle doesn't mince words, and much of his imagery contradicts the Ireland many of our grandparents may have described to us growing up.