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Smile

(2017)
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Just moved into a new apartment, alone for the first time in years, Victor Forde goes every evening to Donnelly’s pub for a pint, a slow one.

One evening his drink is interrupted. A man in shorts and a pink shirt brings over his pint and sits down. He seems to know Victor’s name and to remember him from school. Says his name is Fitzpatrick.

Victor dislikes him on sight, dislikes too the memories that Fitzpatrick stirs up of five years being taught by the Christian Brothers.He prompts other memories too – of Rachel, his beautiful wife who became a celebrity, and of Victor’s own small claim to fame, as the man who says the unsayable on the radio.

But it’s the memories of school, and of one particular Brother, that he cannot control - and which eventually threaten to destroy his sanity.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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April 2018 : UK Hardback

Title: Smile
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
ISBN: 1-78541-510-7 / 978-1-78541-510-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Ltd
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January 2018 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Smile
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
ISBN: 1-4328-4528-4 / 978-1-4328-4528-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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September 2017 : UK Hardback
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Title: Smile
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
ISBN: 1-911214-75-6 / 978-1-911214-75-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
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October 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: Smile: A Novel
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
ISBN: 0-7352-2444-7 / 978-0-7352-2444-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking
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Paperback Editions

April 2019 : UK Paperback

Title: Smile
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
ISBN: 1-78541-516-6 / 978-1-78541-516-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Ltd
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October 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: Smile: A Novel
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
ISBN: 0-7352-2446-3 / 978-0-7352-2446-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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June 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Smile
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
ISBN: 1-78470-635-3 / 978-1-78470-635-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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September 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Smile
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
ISBN: 1-911214-76-4 / 978-1-911214-76-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
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September 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: Smile
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
ISBN: 0-7352-7314-6 / 978-0-7352-7314-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf Canada
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November 2017 : UK Audio CD

Title: Smile
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
ISBN: 1-4450-6907-5 / 978-1-4450-6907-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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November 2017 : UK Audio CD

Title: Smile
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
ISBN: 1-4450-6908-3 / 978-1-4450-6908-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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October 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Smile: A Novel
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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September 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Smile
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
Publisher: Knopf Canada
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September 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Smile
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
Publisher: Knopf Canada
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Title: Smile
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
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Title: Smile
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
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September 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Smile
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
Publisher: Random House Audiobooks
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Title: Smile: A Novel
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
Publisher: Penguin Books
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September 2017 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Smile
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
Publisher: Knopf Canada
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Title: Smile
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Publisher: Vintage Digital
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