Roddy Doyle

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Birthday
8, 1958
Birthplace
Ireland
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
8, 1958 (age 61)
Birthplace
Ireland

About

Irish novelist known for his Barrytown trilogy and his stand alone novel Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha, which won the 1993 Booker Prize.

Before Fame

He earned a Bachelor's degree from University College Dublin and worked for several years as a teacher before turning his focus to writing.

Trivia

He also wrote many novels aimed at children and young adults, including the Rover Adventures series.

Family Life

He wrote a non-fiction book called Rory and Ita about his parents.

Associated With

He became a personal friend of fellow author Dave Eggers.