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First published in 1988, THE COMMITMENTS follows a small band of musicians from the Barrytown area of Dublin as they try to make the big time. From the author of THE SNAPPER, THE VAN and PADDY CLARKE HA HA HA.
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"A contender for the funniest debut of the year...young, feisty, funky, rude, unpretentious and great fun" (Time Out)
"Brilliant...it pushes Irish English to wonderful imaginative extremes" (.)
"An Irish version of The Blues Brothers...authentic and brilliantly funny" (Literary Review)
"An absurd comedy of the commonplace...a charming, truthful and immensely funny story which leaves you gasping for more" (Sunday Times)
"One of my favourite trilogies ever, nobody makes hard times as funny as Irish author Roddy Doyle... Beloved classics... The stories will be a balm to your bruised soul." (Image)
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Book Description Minerva, 1991. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0749398019