Roddy Doyle

A Gemma Open Door book
A story of male friendship, sometimes gone astray
Dave, Pat and Ben have been best friends since they were kids. They do everything together, and they all love their dear Liverpool football club. On a trip to see their favorite team in action, they have a few too many drinks before the match. Dave and Pat get busy chatting up two local girls. Suddenly it’s time to leave for the game.
But where is Ben?
Roddy Doyle’s Barrytone Trilogy — The Commitments, The Snapper and The Van— have been made into major motion pictures. He won the Booker Prize for Paddy Clarke, Ha,Ha,Ha. Among his many acclaimed books are The Woman Who Walked into Doors, A Star Called Henry, Paul Spencer and The Deportees.
Mad Weekend
Roddy Doyle
Paper, 114 pages
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