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Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha

Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha

It is 1968. Patrick Clarke is ten. He loves Geronimo, the Three Stooges, and the smell of his hot water bottle. He can’t stand his little brother Sinbad. His best friend is Kevin, and their names are all over Barrytown, written with sticks in wet cement. They play football, lepers, and jumping to the bottom of the sea. But why didn’t anyone help him when Charles Leavy had been trying to kill him? Paddy sees everything, but he understands less and less.

 

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About the Author

Roddy Doyle

Roddy Doyle was born in May 1958 in Dublin. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from University College, Dublin. He spent several years as an English and geography teacher before becoming a full-time writer in 1993. His novels include The Commitments (1987) which was made into a film in 1991, The Van (1991) which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1991 and Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha (1993) which won the Booker Prize in 1993. Roddy Doyle lives in Dublin.

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