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The dead republic

Author: Roddy Doyle
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2011, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After being saved from death by none other than Henry Fonda and engaging in a brief but ill-fated collaboration with legendary director John Ford, Irish rebel Henry Smart ends up settling into a quiet life in a village north of Dublin.
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Genre/Form: Farce
Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roddy Doyle
ISBN: 9780099546894 0099546892
OCLC Number: 765505659
Description: 329 pages ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Roddy Doyle.

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We last saw Henry Smart, his leg severed in an accident with a railway boxcar, crawl into the Utah desert to die - only to be discovered by John Ford, who's there shooting his latest Western.  Read more...

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"Brilliant" * Mail on Sunday * "Told with pace and verve and bitter, black humour... Magnificent" * Financial Times * "Doyle's tenth novel might be called The Dead Republic, but its vision of what Read more...

 
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