Paddy Clarke, ha-ha-ha

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Viking, Jan 1, 1994 - Fiction - 282 pages
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"In this national bestseller and winner of the Booker Prize, Roddy Doyle, author of the 'Barrytown Trilogy,' takes us to a new level of emotional richness with the story of ten-year-old Padraic Clarke. Witty and poignant--and adored by critics and readers alike--Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha charts the tr[i]umphs, indignities, and bewilderment of Paddy as he tries to make sense of his changing world."--Publisher's description.

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Few books successfully capture the experience of a child, fewer still manage to both capture the perspective of a child with a thorough comment on 'adult' issues. In Paddy Clarke Doyle comments on ... Read full review

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About the author (1994)

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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