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Dead Man Talking (Quick Reads)

Roddy Doyle

Reading level: Entry 3, Level 1

Fiction.

Themes: friendship, death, afterlife.

Pat and Joe had been best friends from childhood. But years ago they had a big fight, and hadn’t spoken till the day before Joe’s funeral. Funny and just a tiny bit spooky!

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  • 9780224102216
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Reader Reviews

When I first started to read the book. I thought the story was a bite strange because when I was reading it. I didn’t understand the story so I did not like the book at all.

27 February 2018

When I first started to read the book. I thought the story was a
bite strange because when I was reading it. I didn’t understand the story so I did not like the story.

27 February 2018

It wasn’t one of my favourite book to read as it was a lot of repetition at the end, sometime I got lost when I was reading and the ending wasn’t very nice.
I wouldn’t recommend it as it was my least favourite book to read.

25 April 2017

It was funny in parts and a little racy, though I struggled to understand it. it was like groundhog day. I wouldnt read it again.

05 May 2016

Well, to be honest when I was reading this book in the first place I didn’t understand the story and then I read it again till I understand. Besides this book contains some humorous parts that you would enjoy reading it.

06 March 2015

it was a bit repetitive but i guess that’s to throw you off and add suspense still a good read though its a fiction i liked joe the most as hes portrayed as quite funny

31 March 2015

I was able to work out the plot very early on in the read so find the book predictable. I preferred Joe to the main character as he seem more accepting of what is going on.

25 April 2015