Author(s): Roddy Doyle
Jimmy Rabbitte is unemployed and rapidly running out of money. His best friend Bimbo has been made redundant at the company where he has worked for many years. The two old friends are out of luck and out of options. That is, until Bimbo finds a dilapidated 'chipper van' and the pair decide to go into business...By the bestselling author of "The Commitments" and "The Snapper", "The Van" is a tender tale of male friendship, swimming in grease and stained with ketchup.
'A hilarious and hugely affectionate novel' Independent on Sunday
Roddy Doyle was born in Dublin in 1958. He is the author of eight acclaimed novels and Rory & Ita, a memoir about his parents. He won the Booker Prize in 1993 for Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha.