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  • Published: 2 May 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446400999
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 224

Bullfighting




Bullfighting is Roddy Doyle's eagerly anticipated second collection of stories; a series of bittersweet tales revealing a panorama of Ireland today

Bullfighting moves from classrooms to graveyards, local pubs to bullrings; featuring an array of men at their working day and at rest, taking stock and reliving past glories. Each is concerned with loss in different ways - of their place in the world, of power, virility, love - of the boom days and the Celtic Tiger.

Brilliantly observed, funny and moving, the stories in Bullfighting present a new vision of contemporary Ireland, of its woes and triumphs.

  • Published: 2 May 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446400999
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 224

About the author

Roddy Doyle

Roddy Doyle was born in Dublin in 1958. He is the author of eleven acclaimed novels including The Commitments, The Snapper, The Van and Smile, two collections of short stories, and Rory & Ita, a memoir about his parents. He won the Booker Prize in 1993 for Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha.

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Praise for Bullfighting

Roddy Doyle's deceptively casual and unflashy prose is the perfect vehicle for his new collection of short stories, focused on the lives of middle-aged men.

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