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The Chisellers (Agnes Browne, Bk 2)
The Chisellers - Agnes Browne, Bk 2
Author: Brendan O'Carroll
The unsinkable Agnes Browne returns with more delightful tales from working-class Dublin in the follow-up to The Mammy -- an international bestseller — The Mrs. Browne trilogy became an instant bestselling success in author Brendan O'Carroll's native Ireland. Similarly, when Plume introduced The Mammy (the first book in...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780452281226
ISBN-10: 0452281229
Publication Date: 3/1/2000
Pages: 192
Rating:
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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4.1 stars, based on 64 ratings
Publisher: Plume
Book Type: Paperback
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reviewed The Chisellers (Agnes Browne, Bk 2) on
Helpful Score: 5
This is a wonderful series. It is a hilarious and, at times, sad account of a family growing up in inner-city Dublin. The characters are wonderfully unique and just plain fun to read about.
I plan on searching for more books by this author.
There are three books in this series:
1. The Mammy
2. The Chisellers
3. The Granny
reviewed The Chisellers (Agnes Browne, Bk 2) on + 120 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 5
The second book in a trilogy, although it can stand alone. The setting is a working class neighborhood in Dublin. This is an entertaining story which follows the often hard life of a widow with seven children. Irish humor is abundant.
reviewed The Chisellers (Agnes Browne, Bk 2) on + 334 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
A continuation of "The Mammy" trilogy - this book is excellent! Funny, heartwarming, and rousing - all in one. It's a survival story as well as a laugh-out-loud story, and I thoroughly enjoyed it.
reviewed The Chisellers (Agnes Browne, Bk 2) on + 25 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
A sometimes funny, sometimes sad, pseud-history of an Irish family.
Many stereotypes, but much wisdom and laughter.
Am looking forward to the sequels. The author has the ability to introduce the characters in such a way thet ayou want to know more about each one.
I thoroughly enjoyed it!
reviewed The Chisellers (Agnes Browne, Bk 2) on + 369 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
Warm and sometimes funny stories of an Irish mum and her seven children.
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reviewed The Chisellers (Agnes Browne, Bk 2) on + 1158 more book reviews
Uneven and amateurish, this story of an Irish family in 1970s Dublin has one or two memorable scenes, but is mostly peopled by dimensionless characters moving through clichéd situations. The truly jaw-dropping thing about this book is that it's listed as the second in a trilogy.
reviewed The Chisellers (Agnes Browne, Bk 2) on + 10 more book reviews
After reading The Mammy, knew I had to read the Chisellers & The Granny. All three books are a real delight. Quick, easy & fun to read.
reviewed The Chisellers (Agnes Browne, Bk 2) on + 129 more book reviews
This book is part of the wonderfully funny Agnes Browne series. This series is about a mom and her children in 1960's working class Ireland. Every book in the series is great. I recommend all 4 of them!


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