Paddy Clarke, ha-ha-ha

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Secker & Warburg, 1993 - Fiction - 282 pages
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The 1993 Booker Prize winner. Paddy Clarke, a ten-year-old Dubliner, describes his world, a place full of warmth, cruelty, love, sardines and slaps across the face. He's confused; he sees everything but he understands less and less.

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User Review  - yourotherleft - LibraryThing

Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha achieves the remarkable feat of both depicting a childhood at its most normal and humdrum while also drawing out something much more profound about being a kid and coming of age ... Read full review

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User Review  - gypsysmom - LibraryThing

This book did not disappoint. Roddy Doyle has managed to inhabit a ten-year old boy's mind so completely that you could almost believe Patrick (Paddy) Clarke wrote this himself. Paddy is the oldest of ... Read full review

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Roddy Doyle is the author of five previous novels, including a Booker Prize nominee, The Van, and a Booker Prize winning international bestseller Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha. He has also written several screenplays, most recently When Brendan Met Trudy. His first children's book, The Giggler Treatment, will be published in September by Scholastic. He lives in Dublin.

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