Gothic fiction writer whose recurring themes encompass adultery and mental disease and who won the Premio Flalano Prize for his novel Martha Peake.
He debuted with the 1989 novel The Grotesque.
His novels, such as Port Mungo and Trauma, make use of an unreliable first-person narrator.
He father worked as superintendent of Broadmoor Hospital, where McGrath was born. He married
Another popular English author is Linda Newbery, who wrote Run With the Hare.