The Deportees

Roddy Doyle (Author)
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Description

For the past few years Roddy Doyle has been writing stories for Metro Eireann , a newspaper started by, and aimed at, immigrants to Ireland. Each of the stories took a new slant on the immigrant experience, something of increasing relevance and importance in today's Ireland.

The stories range from 'Guess Who's Coming to the Dinner', where a father who prides himself on his open-mindedness when his daughters talk about sex, is forced to confront his feelings when one of them brings home a black fella, to a terrifying ghost story, 'The Pram', in which a Polish nanny grows impatient with her charge's older sisters and decides - in a phrase she has learnt - to 'scare them shitless'.

Product Details

Price
£9.99  £9.29
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Publish Date
7 August 2008
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780099507055

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