Patrick McGrath

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Birthday
7, 1950
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
7, 1950 (age 69)
Birthplace
England

About

Gothic fiction writer whose recurring themes encompass adultery and mental disease and who won the Premio Flalano Prize for his novel Martha Peake.

Before Fame

He debuted with the 1989 novel The Grotesque.

Trivia

His novels, such as Port Mungo and Trauma, make use of an unreliable first-person narrator.

Family Life

He father worked as superintendent of Broadmoor Hospital, where McGrath was born. He married Maria Aitken.

Associated With

Another popular English author is Linda Newbery, who wrote Run With the Hare.