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  • Title: Mad Weekend
  • Author: Roddy Doyle
  • ISBN: 9781934848296
  • Publisher: Gemma Media
  • Category: Fiction
  • Series: Open Door
  • Reading Level: Grade 2-6
  • Type: Paperback
  • Page Count: 114


A story of male friendship sometimes gone astray.  Dave, Pat and Ben have been best friends since they were kids. They do everything together, and they all love their dear Liverpool football club. On a trip to see their favourite football team in action, they have a few too many drinks before the match. Dave and Pat get busy chatting up two local girls. Suddenly, it's time to leave for the game. But where's Ben?  
About the Author
Roddy Doyle is winner of the 1993 Man Booker Prize for his novel, Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha, a story of the world understood and misunderstood by a ten-year old Dubliner. Several of his novels, including the Barrytone Trilogy: The Commitments, The Snapper and The Van, have been made into successful major motion pictures. He lives in Dublin. 

About the Series

The Open  Door series is an innovative program of original and adapted works by some of our most beloved modern writers, originally designed in Ireland to promote adult literacy. These fresh stories showcase new writing from both best-selling authors and emerging voices.