Two Pints by Roddy Doyle

Two PintsTwo Pints by Roddy Doyle
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I read the ebook version of this, and it might just be one of those rare books I buy a hard copy of just to have it on my shelf to lend to the right person. I laughed so hard during parts of this — what a perfect way to start of my 2013 reading. I know these two guys in a pub — I know them as Scottish and not Irish — but I know them, twenty times over. They take on world politics, pop culture and even poetry (“some bollix called Robert Frost”) and dispense a lot of “truths” on their bar stools. “It’s Magnums or nothing, I told her. If we can’t afford Magnums for the grandkids, we might as well turn on the gas.” “Yeh posh c**ts.* (Language warning throughout)

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