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Patrick McCabe has long been recognized as a writer of rare talent and unique voice, whose vision of the world is so distinctive that 'McCabesque' has become an adjective with multiple meanings, including 'exquisitely, beautifully, mad in the...
'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...
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...
'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...
'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...
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...
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
Meet Pat McNab, forty-five years old, often to be found endlessly puffing smokes and propping up the counter of Sullivan'apos;s Select Bar or sitting on his mother'apos;s knee, both of them singing away together like some ridiculous two-headed human...
A fever dream of a novel...At heart,Winterwood is a Gothic ghost story...like Stephen King, McCabe knows how to invest pop culture with a sinister bathos. McCabe is also more intense than King (or just about anyone else).-New York Times Book Review
A compelling, disturbing and darkly funny new novel from the author of Breakfast on Pluto, The Butcher Boy and Winterwood.
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
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