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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Pictures are the language you learned without realising it. From before you were born, they have been influencing, informing and enriching your life. They were the illustrations in the books about babies your parents read with nervous anticipation as they waited for you to emerge from the womb. They were the health promotion posters on the walls of the hospital on the day you arrived. They were...

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Average rating: 3.71 · 701 ratings · 143 reviews · 52 distinct works · Similar authors
Ancient Appetites

3.83 avg rating — 127 ratings — published 2008 — 10 editions
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Daylight Runner

3.43 avg rating — 106 ratings — published 2008 — 9 editions
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Small-Minded Giants

3.70 avg rating — 56 ratings — published 2006 — 7 editions
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Rat Runners

3.81 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
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The Wisdom of Dead Men

3.84 avg rating — 62 ratings — published 2009 — 7 editions
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The Gods and Their Machines

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Strangled Silence

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

3.62 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 2005
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Spoil the Kill

3.52 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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Merciless Reason

3.81 avg rating — 21 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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