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The Commitments

AuthorRoddy Doyle

NarratorLaurence Kinlan

Duration3h 39m

CategoriesAdult Fiction, Humour and Comedy

PublisherW.F. Howes

VersionUnabridged

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The Commitments are spreading the gospel of the soul. Managed by Jimmy Rabbitte and brilliantly coached by Joey 'The Lips' Fagan. Their twin assault on Motown and Barrytown takes them by leaps and bounds from the parish hall to the steps of the studio door. But can The Commitments live up to their name?

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