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Oh, Play That Thing (Jack Crossman Adventures)
by BBC Audiobooks America
Written in English
|Contributions||Christian Conn (Narrator)|
|The Physical Object|
Oh, Play That Thing Paperback – 1 Sept. by Roddy Doyle (Author) › Visit Amazon's Roddy Doyle Page. search results for this author. Roddy Doyle (Author) out of 5 stars 42 ratings. Book 2 of 3 in the Last Roundup Series. See all 29 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions /5(42). Get this from a library! Oh, play that thing. [Roddy Doyle] -- Henry flees his Republican paymasters and attempts to begin a new life in the States.
Oh, Play That Thing This follow-up to Roddy Doyle's rambunctious and courageous A Star Called Henry is every bit as fiery, if not more so. Like such recent books as Darin Strauss' The Real McCoy, Doyle's latest novel shows us an entire period through the eyes of one character in this case, an Irish renegade assassin. Amazon Apple Books Google Play Kobo Booktopia And this is where OH, PLAY THAT THING begins It's , and New York is the centre of the universe. Henry falls on his feet, as a handsome man with a sandwich board, and - this being Prohibition - behind his sandwich board a stash of hooch for the speakeasies of the Lower East.
The sequel to Roddy Doyle's beloved novel A Star Called Henry – an entertaining romp across America in the s Watch for Roddy Doyle's new novel, Smile, coming in October of Fleeing the Irish Republican paymasters for whom he committed murder and mayhem, Henry Smart has left his wife and infant daughter in Dublin and is off to start a new life. On the last page of A Star Called Henry, the first volume of the The Last Roundup trilogy, we left Henry Smart on the run from his Republican paymasters, the men for whom he had perpetrated murder and mayhem. He flees from Dublin to Liverpool and from thence to Ellis Island, New York, America. And this is where Oh, Play That Thing begins. It's , and New York is the .
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Oh, Play That Things finds Doyle in improvisational mode. It's his jazz novel about Henry's experiences in America between the wars. The best thing that can be said about Play is that it's a page-turner - sort of in the Dickensian sense/5. Oh, Play That Thing: A Novel (The Last Roundup) Paperback – Octo by Roddy Doyle (Author)Cited by: 6.
Oh Play That Thing is the second book of a trilogy by this Irish author whose first book of this series was A Star Called Henry, the story of young poverty-stricken Henry Smart who takes up the cause of the Irish Republican Army in Dublin, Ireland.
In Oh Play That Thing, Henry Smart has come to America Pages: "Oh, Play That Thing chronicles the birth of the American century, from the shores of Ellis Island through the Jazz Age and into the Great Depression.
Doyle’s characters are too lively-too full-blooded and lusty-to Play That Thing book mere ciphers, and the Booker Prize-winning author gets the feel of things-jazz, regret, memory-right."/5(39).
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Oh Play That Thing is the second book of a trilogy by this Irish author whose first book of this series was A Star Called Henry, the story of young poverty-stricken Henry Smart who takes up the cause of the Irish Republican Army in Dublin, Ireland/5(11).
Oh, Play That Thing by Roddy Doyle Itsand New York is the Oh of the universe. Henry Smart, on the run from Dublin, falls on his feet. He is a handsome man with a sandwich board, behind which he stashes hooch for the speakeasies of the Lower East Side.
He catches the attention of the mobsters who run the district and soon there are eyes on his back and men in Book Edition: jpg. - Buy Oh, Play That Thing (Jack Crossman Adventures) book online at best prices in India on Read Oh, Play That Thing (Jack Crossman Adventures) book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(23).
OH, PLAY THAT THING Roddy Doyle, Author. Viking $ (p) ISBN any of the novel's numerous strands could have been fleshed out into its own book. Oh, Play That Thing is the sequel to A Star Called Henry, the high-energy first volume of a promised trilogy called The Round-Up, which saw him move backwards into social history and sideways to take a swipe at the origins of the Irish republican myth.
In most respects, it is less successful, less : Lisa O'kelly. The use of a historical character here only serves to remind the reader that the whole thing really is pie in the sky. But if that were the only problem with Oh, Play that Thing, it could be forgiven.
The worst aspect here is, however, that the book is just badly written, both from a literary and a narrative point of view. "Oh, Play That Thing," is the followup to "A Star Called Henry" and is entirely complementary to the first part of this three part trilogy.
I can't wait for part 3. The characters in these first two parts of the trilogy are unique but oh so fitting to the best. About Oh, Play That Thing. The sequel to Roddy Doyle’s beloved novel A Star Called Henry – an entertaining romp across America in the s Watch for Roddy Doyle’s new novel, Smile, coming in October of A surprising amount of this nonsense is quite absorbing, because Booker-winner Doyle is too lively and skilled a novelist to let it be otherwise.
But Oh, Play That Thing is fatally overstuffed and chaotic. An uncharacteristic misstep in a brilliant writer’s estimable career. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.
At the end of the book, Henry is a Republican killer on the run; at the start of Oh, Play That Thing, he washes up where a lot of good Irishmen and women go before they die, the United States.
This Author: Terry Eagleton. Get this from a library. Oh, play that thing. [Roddy Doyle] -- "Henry Smart is on the run. Fleeing from his Irish Republican paymasters, the men for whom he committed murder and mayhem, he has left behind his wife, Miss O'Shea, in a Dublin jail, and his infant.
What makes all these problems so sad is the obvious effort Doyle put into writing OH, PLAY THAT THING. The book is infused with well-researched 's American culture. Along the way, Henry meets up with and befriends Louis Armstrong - and Doyle's enthusiasm and passion for music shines through here/5.
Oh, Play That Thing is a celebration of unanchored storytelling, like a jazz musician who’s taken a bar solo.” —National Post “For its ambition alone, and for its estimable feat of casting the great Satchmo in a compelling new light, Oh, Play That Thing shouldn’t be missed.” —The Gazette (Montreal)/5(24).
Editions for Oh, Play That Thing: X (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in Cited by: 6.Get this from a library! Oh, play that thing.
[Roddy Doyle] -- Ex-IRA assassin Henry journeys between Chicago and New York in his pursuit of his elusive wife and his love for jazz, all the while endeavoring to outmaneuver the death warrant that has followed him. Oh, Play That Thing by Roddy Doyle,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K).