The Dead Republic

By Roddy Doyle
(Jonathan Cape, Hardcover, 9780224090094)

Publication Date: April 2010

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover

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“The third volume of The Last Roundup trilogy is another masterful imagining of the life of Henry Smart. Henry’s continuing involvement with the evolving Irish Republic, the shady characters who are fighting for control of Ireland (and its image) and his reunion with his long-lost wife provide a thrilling conclusion to this great story arc.”
-- Carl Hoffman, Boswell Book Company, Milwaukee, WI

Thursday, May 20, 2010

The Dead Republic is the final installment in Roddy Doyle's trilogy about the life of Henry Smart, a former IRA assassin making his way through the first half of the 20th century. Lynn Neary talks with Doyle about the novel, which finds Henry turning his life story into a movie with film director John Ford. More at

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