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Schmidt Happens

Narrated by: Rory Nolan
Series: Ross O'Carroll-Kelly, Book 19
Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
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I've had some pretty bad New Year's Eves in my life. But this one was officially...The! Worst! Ever!

My wife had just given birth to a baby that wasn't mine. My son had just walked out on his bride-to-be on the eve of their wedding. And my old dear was making threats of revenge against me for allowing her to choke on the olive from her breakfast martini. 

Throw into the mix three infant sons who were banned from every public park and children's play centre in the city; a father who was working with dodgy Russian business interests to put himself in the Taoiseach's office; and a daughter who was about to do something truly shocking - even by her standards. 

But then, one day, totally out of the blue, I received a very unexpected phone call....

And let's just say that Schmidt got real.

©2019 Ross O'Carroll-Kelly (P)2019 Penguin Audio

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  • Paul Keogan
  • 02-02-2020

Total class

This was brilliant superbly read by Rory Nolan who MUST now real all of the Ross O’Carroll-Kelly back catalogue. Top notch.

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  • Roisin Gleeson
  • 10-09-2019

usual ross brilliance

I'm delighted that this was published as an audiobook. what a great way to enjoy Ross!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 03-10-2019

Ross meister General

As per usual with Ross it was mental non PC and bloody fantastic - I actually feel part of his family. Nick

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 23-09-2019

Finally on audible!

So glad to finally listen rather than read as struggle to get the time. .can you record your back catalogue? As would listen to them all again..so funny...saves you having to "read" all the accents in your head!!! If you're a Ross o'Carroll Kelly fan you will NOT be disappointed!!

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  • Brian
  • 19-09-2019

For the love of all that is holy.. Please do more!

Love the book and the performance is spot on. Please....PLEASE......... PLLLEEEASE record the back catalog!!!!!!!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 30-09-2020

5 stars

its brilliantly written.. hilarious, witty and entertaining AF. If you are Irish, you have to give it listen.

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  • Siobhan O'Carroll
  • 12-07-2020

Kept me tickled during the pandemic.

Kept me tickled with joy, relief and laughter during the pandemic. Brilliant story and observances - brilliant narration!!

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  • Gordon T
  • 23-05-2020

Laugh out loud

seriously funny story and great narration. Can't wait for Braywatch. More Audible books please, start at the start!

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  • Mrs K O'Dowd
  • 10-11-2019

Hilarious

I love reading all Rock books, but it was just amazing to hear Rory Nolan bring Ross to life in such an excellent delivery. I would love all the books to be put into audiobook format. This is a great book, I have come to expect nothing less from Paul Howard. The character development has stayed true to self throughout years of writing and this book is no different. You will belly laugh your way through this one. Thank you for always delivering!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 23-10-2019

A great laugh

Another great instalment in the RO’CK series. Took a little while to get used to Rory Nolan’s version of the characters having been used to listening to Paul Howard’s weekly podcast but after the first chapter I grew to love his interpretation of each. Listening to this as an audiobook really adds to the story also. Definitely worth listening to even if you’ve read the book already.

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  • Derek Heffernan
  • 10-10-2019

rosser, amazing as focking always

loved it, brilliant stuff, as a limerick man living in south Dublin this book is an education!

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  • NIce1magic
  • 09-10-2019

funny and addictive

thought it was fantastic, glad I got audio book as reading it with the words and accents may have proved challenging. my first experience of Ross O'Carroll-Kelly but hopefully not my last! very funny at times, loved it!