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The Dead School

The Dead School

Patrick McCabe

‘The best Irish novel of the decade’ Sunday Telegraph
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Summary

Malachy Dudgeon has escaped the misery and madness of his childhood home and landed a job in the most famous school in Dublin. The headmaster, Raphael Bell, has overcome his own tragedies to forge a model career, but when Malachy Dudgeon and Raphael Bell meet, they become inextricably engaged in a macabre relationship which proves fatal to their fortunes and their sanity.

‘McCabe can make you howl at the darkest antics . . . He never sets a foot – or syllable – wrong. His novel is death on a laugh-support machine. Stupendous.’ Scotland on Sunday

‘Raphael, the great headmaster, is a marvellous creation . . . McCabe has a charm as a storyteller which is all his own’ Sunday Telegraph

‘Exhilarating. Reading the distilled gouts of consciousness which pour from the minds of these characters is like being trapped on a big dipper with articulate maniacs . . . Horribly funny’ The Times

‘An appallingly funny story . . . horribly memorable’ Times Literary Supplement

Product Description

Title - The Dead School

Edition -

Author - Patrick McCabe

ISBN 13 - 9780330339452

Imprint - Picador

Publisher - Pan Macmillan

Date Published - 11/01/2002

Prize -

No. of pages -

Binding Type - Paperback

Dimensions - 130 x 197 x 22mm

Weight - 282 g

Languages - English