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Two Pints

Two Pints

(2012)
A collection of stories by

 
A collection of sublimely funny dialogues inspired by a year's worth of news.

Two men meet for a pint in a Dublin pub. They chew the fat, set the world to rights, take the piss... They talk about their wives, their kids, their kids' pets, their football teams and -- this being Ireland in 2011-12 -- about the euro, the crash, the presidential election, the Queen's visit. But these men are not parochial or small-minded; one of them knows where to find the missing Colonel Gadaffi (he's working as a cleaner at Dublin Airport); they worry about Greek debt, the IMF and the bondholders (whatever they might be); in their fashion, they mourn the deaths of Whitney Houston, Donna Summer, Davy Jones and Robin Gibb; and they ask each other the really important questions like 'Would you ever let yourself be digitally enhanced?'

 
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Hardback Editions

July 2013 : UK Hardback
Title: Two Pints
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
ISBN: 1-4713-4436-3 / 978-1-4713-4436-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers
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November 2012 : UK Hardback
Title: Two Pints
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
ISBN: 0-224-09781-4 / 978-0-224-09781-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
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Paperback Editions

December 2013 : UK Paperback
Title: Two Pints
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
ISBN: 1-4713-4437-1 / 978-1-4713-4437-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Camden
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Kindle Editions

November 2012 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Two Pints
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
Publisher: Vintage Digital
Availability: Amazon UK   



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