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Random House presents the audiobook edition of Charlie Savage, by Roddy Doyle. 

Meet Charlie Savage: a middle-aged Dubliner with an indefatigable wife, an exasperated daughter, a drinking buddy who’s realized that he’s been a woman all along....

Compiled here for the first time is a whole year’s worth of Roddy Doyle’s hilariousseries for the Irish Independent. Giving a unique voice to the everyday, he draws a portrait of a man - funny, loyal, somewhat bewildered - trying to keep pace with the modern world (if his knees don’t give out first).

©2019 Roddy Doyle (P)2019 Random House Audiobooks

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Wonderful

I haven’t read any Roddy Doyle and what a great choice to start with. What a wonderful book and what a pleasure to listen to the author reading as well. I laughed all the way through - thoroughly recommend

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Funny, heartwarming and real.

This story is a very firm reminder why this fiercely proud Clare woman married her very own Charlie Savage where my best years were when I lived in Dublin. Can't recommend enough.

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not his best work ..

loved the snapper commitments the van.. but this was not up there .. wont put me off roddy books though

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Absolutely loved it.

Felt like a chapter from my own life. wonderful. 3rd book I've read or listened to (audio helps the dialect) always a joy.

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Great storytelling but a little short. Was surprised when it ended. He reads it very well.

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Ara sure it's alright.....

I do like Roddy Doyle's books, always have.
and hitting 50, I get the sentiment in the book.
but I think it could have been more. it only touches on things.

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Roddy Doyle's masterpiece

Brilliant. I've lost count of how often I've listened to this. It's clever, witty and poignant. Each time I listen I discover something new.