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Roddy Doyle - A Star Called Henry - 9780224060196 - KHS0076365
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A Star Called Henry

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Description for A Star Called Henry Hardcover. """1st Edition, 1999. Volume one of The Last Round Up. Fine copy in black cloth with silver titled spine, very minor wear to spine ends. Includes near perfect dust jacket in plastic wrapper."" Keywords: ""Subjects - Fiction - Authors, A-Z - D - Doyle, Roddy,Subjects - Fiction - General,Subjects - Fiction - Contemporary Fiction: 1970 Onwards - Lad Lit,Subjects - Fiction - By Period - General,Subjects -"" Volume one, revisited edition. Copy slightly worn with bright text and minor foxing on leaves, with pen inscription front endpapers."
Born in the slums of Dublin in 1902, his father a one-legged whorehouse bouncer and settler of scores, Henry Smart has to grow up fast. By the time he can walk he's out robbing, begging, often cold, always hungry, but a prince of the streets. At fourteen, already six foot two, Henry's in the General Post Office on Easter Monday 1916, a soldier in the Irish Citizen Army, fighting for freedom. A year later he's ready to die for Ireland again, a rebel, a Fenian and soon, a killer. With his father's wooden leg as his weapon, Henry becomes a ... Read more

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Used, Very Good
Signed by the author
Jonathan Cape Ltd
Publication date
1st Edition
Dustjacket Condition
Very good
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Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
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About Roddy Doyle
Roddy Doyle was born in 1958. He is the author of five previous novels, The Commitments, The Snapper, The Van, Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha and The Woman Who Walked Into Doors. He won the Booker Prize in 1993 for Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha.

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