Oisin McGann





Oisin McGann


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in Dublin, Ireland
January 01, 1973

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Born in Dublin in 1973, Oisín spent his childhood there and in Drogheda, County Louth. He started writing and illustrating stories in copybooks when he was about six or seven, setting himself on a path that would steer him well clear of ever obtaining of a proper job.

Despite his writing habit, he spent most of school convinced he was going to become a zoologist, an aspiration he lost after taking his first art exam in third year at St. Olivers Community College. Unable to conceive of a way to make a living from writing fiction after his Leaving Cert., he decided to fund his dreams of being an author by working as an illustrator. He signed up for a design and print foundation course in Ballyfermot Senior College, Dublin, in 1990 and then stu
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It was a typical evening in our home. Our fifteen-year-old boy had just finished chasing his two little sisters around the house to get them good and wound up before bedtime. I was in the middle of explaining to our five-year-old why she couldn’t sleep in the cat’s bed, when our six-and-a-half-year-old (that half is very important), asked me:


‘When you stick up your middle finger, does that mean...

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Average rating: 3.72 · 646 ratings · 128 reviews · 48 distinct works · Similar authors
Ancient Appetites

3.85 avg rating — 110 ratings — published 2008 — 10 editions
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Daylight Runner

3.40 avg rating — 99 ratings — published 2008 — 9 editions
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Small-Minded Giants

3.64 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 2006 — 7 editions
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The Wisdom of Dead Men

3.83 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 2009 — 7 editions
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Rat Runners

3.75 avg rating — 48 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
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The Gods and Their Machines

3.43 avg rating — 51 ratings — published 2004 — 6 editions
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Strangled Silence

3.55 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 2008 — 7 editions
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The Harvest Tide Project

3.58 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 2005
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Spoil the Kill

3.50 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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Merciless Reason

3.74 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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“Most people have some idea that they’re leaving traces of themselves whenever they go online, but very few realize how much. Even fewer people know how much all these digital footprints can tell others about their lives.”
Oisin McGann, Spoil the Kill

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