Two Pints

Two Pints

By Roddy Doyle

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 Gaddafi (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?�

Inspired by a year�s worth of news, Two Pints distils the essence of Roddy Doyle�s comic genius. This book shares the concision of a collection of poems, and the timing of a virtuoso comedian.

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Hardback

9780224097819

November 1, 2012

Jonathan Cape

RRP $17.99

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EBook

9781448161270

November 1, 2012

Vintage Digital

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