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The Woman Who Walked Into Doors

The Woman Who Walked Into Doors

by Roddy Doyle

Publisher Jonathan Cape

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About the book

Paula Spencer is a thirty-nine-year-old working-class woman struggling to reclaim her dignity after marriage to an abusive husband and a worsening drinking problem.

Paula recalls her contented childhood, the audacity she learned as a teenager, the exhilaration of her romance with Charlo, and the marriage to him that left her feeling powerless.

Capturing both her vulnerability and her strength, Roddy Doyle gives Paula a voice that is real and unforgettable. 

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About the Author

Roddy Doyle

Roddy Doyle was born in Dublin in 1958. He is the author of eleven acclaimed novels including The Commitments, The Snapper, and The Van, two collections of short stories, Rory & Ita, a memoir about his parents, and most recently, The Guts. He won the Booker Prize in 1993 for Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha.

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  • Book Condition & Notes

    Very good first edition in a very good, unclipped dust-jacket. Some yellowing to edges and small marks on the bottom of the hardcover. This book is located in our Brighton store, and may take longer for delivery.

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