The hilarious third novel of Roddy Doyle’s Barrytown Trilogy focuses on the senior Jimmy Rabbitte and his hugely unsuccessful business venture.

Two old friends who are down on their luck and short of options decide that fast food might be the best way to make some fast cash. Jimmy Rabbitte senior and his best friend Bimbo buy an old fish-and-chip van and go into business in the Dublin of the 1990s. Not everything goes exactly to plan, however… A touching and poignant tale of male friendship, peppered with swearwords and salted with humour.
The Booker Prize 1991
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Secker & Warburg
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Roddy Doyle

Roddy Doyle

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Roddy Doyle is the author of 11 novels, a collection of stories, and Rory & Ita, a memoir of his parents.
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