Commitments (Vintage Contemporaries)
Format: library binding
Publish date: April 9th 2009
Publisher: Baker & Taylor, CATS
Pages no: 165
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, Literary Fiction
, Irish Literature
The stage show of The Commitments was at my local theatre, but I couldn’t get a ticket as every performance was sold out, which got me thinking about the book. I’d always heard it was good and I love short books (it’s only 144 pages), plus it’s set in Ireland and I’m Irish. How could I not read it? ...
An expanded version of this appears on The Irresponsible Reader. ----- Will yeh please put your workin' class hands together for your heroes. The Saviours o' Soul, The Hardest Workin' Band in the World, —Yes, Yes, Yes, Yes —The Commitments. This is a tough one for me to talk about -- long time fan,...
I went into this book knowing nothing about it, not having seen the movie, certainly not having seen the musical and not being familiar with the Irish institution that is Roddy Doyle.Initially I thought there was a mistake and I somehow obtained the screenplay for the film rather than the novel. Doy...
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