Resultados para: patrick mccabe
'apos;It seemed as if the town of Carn, a huddled clump of windswept grey buildings split in two by a muddied main street, had somehow been spirited away and supplanted by a thriving, bustling place which bore no resemblance whatever to it. For a...
You wouldn'apos;t expect to find a mature woman of twenty-eight years of age mixed up with a bunch of swingers in a small town like Barntrosna. But that'apos;s exactly what happened according to Walter Bunyan. And he should know, she was his wife. As...
'apos;Dysfunctional Ireland in all its glories is here, with humour of the blackest hue, madness and violence, hopelessly randy priests, dodgy politicians, a grand gallery of misfits culminating in McCabe'apos;s hero in Breakfast on Pluto, Patrick...
Malachy Dudgeon has escaped the misery and madness of his childhood home and landed a job in the most famous school in Dublin. The headmaster, Raphael Bell, has overcome his own tragedies to forge a model career, but when Malachy Dudgeon and Raphael...
Searching for a place to belong in his politically torn 1970s Northern Ireland home, Joey Tallon begins a spiritual quest that eventually takes him to Iowa, a journey during which he experiences periods of lucidity and experiments with LSD. Reprint....sob encomenda
With T. S. Eliot's words as his guide, Joey Tallon embarks on a journey toward enlightenment in the troubling psychedelic-gone-wrong atmosphere of the late 1970s. A man deranged by desire, and longing for belonging, Tallon searches for his'place of...
'There is something special about the relationship we all have with our mothers . . . 'Meet Pat McNab, forty-five years old, and about to embark on a homicidal rampage sparked by matricide. Or is he?Pat spent endless hours chain-smoking and propping...
A compelling, disturbing and darkly funny new novel from the author of Breakfast on Pluto, The Butcher Boy and Winterwood.
Telling the strange and sometimes hilarious tale of a deeply disturbed boy, a portrait of a dangerous mind profiles Francie, known in his repressive Irish town as the 'Pig Boy,' as his bright and love-starved psyche descends into madness. Reprint....sob encomenda
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