SKIPPY Gets Director

One of the titles on the Booker long list, Skippy Dies, is being adapted as a movie script by Neil Jordan, who also plans to direct, reports the movie news site, Deadline. The book, which the Telegraph called a “… glorious comedy” has been a strong seller in the UK. It arrives here at the end of the month.

Skippy Dies: A Novel
Paul Murray
Retail Price: $28.00
Hardcover: 672 pages
Publisher: Faber & Faber – (2010-08-31)
ISBN / EAN: 0865479437 / 9780865479432

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