The Fractured Life of Jimmy Dice

  • by Ronan Ryan
  • Narrated by Patrick Moy, Grainne Gillis
  • 13 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Jimmy Diaz is born a twin, and while he doesn't know it, his nearest sibling has stayed with him forever, overseeing the drama of his life played out and acting as a narrative voice.
When young, Jimmy loses a lower limb to a starving attack dog - this is the first of many disasters and one that shapes him to become a chancer, a willful man unafraid to stand up to a notorious Dublin gangster, but also a young man with heart and belief: a loyal son, a good friend, a courageous brother and a sweet and passionate lover.
Part love story, part coming of age, this is also the story of a life in the changing streets of Ireland, from the days of the Troubles to the boom and bust years and Dublin today.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Got a bit bored in the last 3rd

Not a bad storey but not great. Characters were good. Well narrated. Plot let it down imo
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- mr


This book is desperately sad and thought provoking. It's also beautiful. And we'll worth listening to.
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- Stephen

Book Details

  • Release Date: 26-01-2017
  • Publisher: Tinder Press