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Brownbread and War: Two Plays

(1994)
A collection of stories by

 
 
From the Booker Prize-winning author of Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha, two plays set in the north Dublin suburb of Barrytown

Watch for Roddy Doyle's new novel, Smile, coming in October of 2017

From novelist and screenwriter Roddy Doyle come these two colorful plays. both set in the North Dublin suburb of Barrytown. In Brownbread, three young men kidnap a bishop but soon come to realize--when the U.S. Marines invade--that their brilliant adventure is nothing more than a colossal mistake. War is set at the Hiker's Rest, a pub where two trivia addicts meet every month to answer questions posed by Denis trhe quizmaster who hates wrong answers and shoots to kill. These earthy, exuberant works show why The New York Times Book Review says Doyle's "versatility and brio...may shock the neighbors, but...you can't take your eyes off him."

    

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Paperback Editions

April 1994 : UK Paperback
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Title: Brownbread And War: Two Plays (Penguin Plays)
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
ISBN: 0-14-023115-3 / 978-0-14-023115-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

April 1994 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Brownbread and War: Two Plays (Penguin Plays)
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
Publisher: Penguin Books
Availability: Amazon