A Star Called Henry (Doyle, Roddy, Last Roundup (New York, N.Y.), V. 1.)
A Star Called Henry V 1 - Doyle, Roddy, Last Roundup New York, N.Y. Author:Roddy Doyle Now, the bestselling author and the finest Irish writer of his generation enchants us once again with his most lyrical, riotous, and epic novel to date--A Star Called Henry. — With his trademark sharp-edged wit and breathtaking prose, Roddy Doyle introduces Henry Smart--adventurer, IRA assassin, and lover. At once an epic, a love story an... more »d an incredible, prophetic portrait of Irish history, both past and present, A Star Called Henry is a tour de force, told in a celestial voice that is both quintessentially Irish and inimitably Roddy Doyle's.
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Born in a small, mean room at the beginning of the 12th century, precocious Henry transforms himself into a larger than life figure. From the courtship of his young mother and one legged father to his own celebrated birth. Childhood on the streets of Dublin to his role as a soldier.....