Patrick McCabe

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Top 10 Irish gothic novels
From ancient terrors to modern horrors, authors from Oscar Wilde to Anna Burns have found in Ireland rich and genuinely scary storytelling terrain

Ruth Gilligan

01, Apr, 2020 @10:05 AM

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Irish novelist warns of Brexit-style revolt against elite on abortion vote
As referendum day nears, Patrick McCabe says Dublin media liberals could pay for snobbery towards rural Ireland

Henry McDonald

07, Apr, 2018 @11:04 PM

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Tips, links and suggestions: what are you reading this week?
Your space to discuss the books you are reading and what you think of them

Guardian readers and Marta Bausells

20, Oct, 2014 @4:31 PM

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Hello and Goodbye – review
Twin novellas from Patrick McCabe offer a horror double bill for Halloween, by Claire Kilroy

Claire Kilroy

26, Oct, 2013 @8:30 AM

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Hello and Goodbye by Patrick McCabe – review
By turns farcical and macabre, Patrick McCabe's latest offering is a return to form, writes JP O'Malley

JP O'Malley

19, Oct, 2013 @1:45 PM

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The Stray Sod Country by Patrick McCabe - review

Joanna Briscoe relishes a tale of small-town life that paints a dark but jauntily amusing portrait of an era

Joanna Briscoe

29, Oct, 2010 @11:07 PM

The Holy City by Patrick McCabe | Book review
Patrick McCabe is on familiar, darkly comic territory with his tale of a man stuck in the 1960s, says James Purdon

James Purdon

07, Feb, 2010 @12:08 AM

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The Ballad of Trenchmouth Taggart by M Glenn Taylor | Book review
Patrick McCabe is captivated by M Glenn Taylor's debut novel, located in the badlands of West Virginia

Patrick McCabe

16, Jan, 2010 @12:11 AM

Review: The Holy City by Patrick McCabe

Review: The Holy City by Patrick McCabe
Patrick McCabe's new novel lacks the urgency of The Butcher Boy, says Christopher Tayler

Christopher Tayler

03, Jan, 2009 @12:01 AM

Patrick McCabe

"Being born, living and dying - it is mayhem, chaos and madness."

22, Jul, 2008 @2:40 PM

Review: Winterwood by Patrick McCabe

In Winterwood, Patrick McCabe entrances the reader with his mastery of the awful comedy of dark extremes, says Tim Adams.

Tim Adams

19, Nov, 2006 @1:23 AM

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Review: Winterwood by Patrick McCabe

Patrick McCabe's Winterwood is a disturbing but brilliant evocation of modern rural Ireland, says Irvine Welsh.

Irvine Welsh

04, Nov, 2006 @11:48 PM

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