The Commitments (Paperback)

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Description


This funky, rude, unpretentious first novel traces the short, funny, and furious career of a group of working-class Irish kids who form a band, The Commitments. Their mission: to bring soul to Dublin!

About the Author


RODDY DOYLE worked for fourteen years as an English and Geography teacher at Greendale Community School, in Kilbarrack, North Dublin. He achieved widespread recognition when his novel "The Commitments "(1987) was made into a motion picture in 1991. Doyle's novel "Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha" won the Booker Prize, Britain's highest literary award in 1993.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780679721741
ISBN-10: 0679721746
Publisher: Vintage Contemporaries
Publication Date: July 17th, 1989
Pages: 165
Language: English