The Horse with My Name

  • by Colin Bateman
  • Narrated by Gerard Ban-Lavery
  • 7 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Ex-journalist Dan Starkey is stuck in a grimy Belfast bedsit. His life is a disaster, and his only solace is the pub round the corner. He really, really needs something to get his teeth into. Fellow ex-journalist Mark Corkery provides that something. Corkery, an Internet horseracing gossip, wants him to investigate Geordie McClean, the man behind Irish American Racing.
Simple enough for a man with Dan's experience, surely? But Trouble is Dan's middle name. And trouble is what he finds.

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Customer Reviews

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Bateman brought to audio life

Would you listen to The Horse with My Name again? Why?

Generally a great book from Colin, very funny throughout, a little bizarre in sections but all add to the unique style he has. Well read by the narrator, however would have expected somewhat deeper Belfast accent than what seemed like a well versed Cultra accent ;)


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- terry

Appalling

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

This book was awful. I gave up in the first chapter after a graphic description of a toilet being unblocked by hand, the blockage being rancid chicken. I do not need to be depressed and made ill by a book.


Has The Horse with My Name put you off other books in this genre?

Yes


Who might you have cast as narrator instead of Gerard Ban-Lavery?

He was fine


What character would you cut from The Horse with My Name?

All of them


Any additional comments?

Awful, awful, awful

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- Lee

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-02-2013
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks