Buddha Da (Paperback)Anne Donovan (author)
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Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 236 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 21 mm
Buddha Da reads like a Scottish Roddy Doyle, dealing with potentially heavy issues with an addictive blend of pathos and humour. * * Observer * *
A beauty...the book had me engrossed to the end. * * Sunday Telegraph * *
Her deliciously corkscrewed tale flows with the sap of everyday life. * * Sunday Times * *
Anne Donovan is outstanding. * * Melvyn Bragg * *
Quirky and endearing. Don't wait until your next life too read it. * * Sunday Herald * *
A delightfully deadpan look at what happens when one family member decides that he's unlocked the secrets of the universe. * * Independent * *
An engaging account . . . Buddha Da recalls the early stories of Roddy Doyle . . . it has just enough humour to make the family compelling, and some delicate touches of insight - usually from Anne-Marie - that raise it above a suburban comedy. -- Katy Guest * * Independent * *
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