Yeats Is Dead! Audiobook (Unabridged)

Yeats Is Dead! (Unabridged), by Roddy Doyle
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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3 (384 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Narrator: Ciaran O'Reilly Publisher: Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Release Date: Audio Length:
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I think he was dead before I shot him.

With these auspicious words begins a murder mystery so utterly unlike any other that it took 15 of Ireland's finest writers (working well below their peak) to bring it to its unlikely conclusion. The plot involves a mad search for the only manuscript of an unpublished novel by James Joyce, and features a stellar cast - including a sadistic sergeant with the unlikely name of Andy Andrews and the unforgettable mob boss Mrs. Bloom, a woman who had tried everything but drew the line at honesty. Raucous, raunchy, gratuitously violent and completely hilarious, Yeats Is Dead! is a diabolically entertaining mulligan stew of a novel. James Joyce would be proud.

Yeats is Dead! was edited by Joseph O'Connor, whose novels include Cowboys and Indians, Desperadoes, The Salesman and Inishowen.

The narrator, Ciraran O'Reilly's, stage performances include The Irish and How They Got That Way, The Corn is Green, and Da, Summer. His film include The Devil's Own and A Further Gesture and he has appeared on television in Law and Order SVU, One Life to Live, and As The World Turns. Authors' royalties are being donated toAmnesty International. Download and start listening now!

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About the Author

Author Roddy DoyleIf you're looking for a great Fiction listen, then you've come to the right place. Roddy Doyle is a preferred author of Fiction, Teens and Originals books, including our bestselling titles Yeats Is Dead!, The Dead Republic: A Novel and Bullfighting: Stories, read by the popular narrators Ciaran O'Reilly, Gerard Doyle and Lorcan Cranitch. Of all 7 audiobooks in our collection from Doyle, the Unabridged version of Fnissarnas hamnd (The Giggler Treatment) is the most recent title to be added to our site. The first book added to our catalog in 2001 was Yeats Is Dead!, an instant classic from this author. Combined, all 7 audiobooks in our catalog provide over 34 hours of listening from Doyle. Born on May 8, 1958 in Dublin, Ireland, readers will certainly enjoy this one-of-a-kind Fiction author. To find other books you may enjoy, visit Roddy Doyle's page: Roddy Doyle.