The Mammy (Paperback)Brendan O'Carroll (author)
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The first book in the Agnes Browne trilogy
Agnes Browne is a widow of only a few hours when she goes to the Social Welfare Office. Living in James Larkin Flats, with Redsers' legacy - seven little Brownes - to support on the income from her Moore Street stall, she can't afford to miss a day's pension. Life is like that for Agnes and her best pal Marion. But they still have time for a laugh and a jar, and Agnes even has a dream - that one day she will dance with Cliff Richard.
The Mammy describes the life and times, the joys and sorrows of Agnes, mother of the famous Mrs. Browne's Boys from the daily radio soap. A book of hilarious incidents, glorious characters, and a passion for life, it is written with a sure touch and great ear for dialogue.
'Hilarious and irreverent. A must-read.' Gabriel Byrne
Publisher: O'Brien Press Ltd
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 145 g
Dimensions: 196 x 130 x 12 mm
Edition: 2nd edition
'a very well written, sharp and witty story with great believable characters, strong storyline and a great read'-- whatsgoodtodo.com
'I couldn't put it down and can't wait to read the other 2 in this series'-- whatsgoodtodo.com
'from page 1 you are laughing, an excellent read ... highly recommended'-- whatsgoodtodo.com
'Brendan O'Carroll is a born storyteller ... A cross between Robin Williams and Billy Connolly'-- The Independent
'He's done one hell of a job of capturing the absolute essence of a widowed mother of seven in working-class Dublin.'-- Anjelica Huston
'Hilarious and irreverent. A must-read.'-- Gabriel Byrne
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