Adrian McKinty


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in Belfast, Northern Ireland, The United Kingdom
January 01, 1968

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Adrian McKinty is an Irish novelist. He was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1968 and grew up in Victoria Council Estate, Carrickfergus, County Antrim. He read law at the University of Warwick and politics and philosophy at the University of Oxford. He moved to the United States in the early 1990s, living first in Harlem, New York and from 2001 onwards Denver, Colorado where he taught high school English and began writing fiction. He currently lives in Melbourne, Australia with his wife and two children.

Awards
His debut crime novel Dead I Well May Be was short-listed for the CWA Steel Dagger Award 2004.
His debut young adult novel The Lighthouse Land was shortlisted for the 2008 Young Hoosier Award and the 2008 Beehive Award
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my review of Colm Toibin's Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know from The Australian..
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Colm Tóibín’s latest book Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know is a slim stocking-filler treat for anyone who is interested in the golden age of modern Irish literature. The book’s subtitle – The Fathers of Wilde, Yeats and Joyce – and the author’s reputation will be sufficient incentive for many readers. Fortunately Tóibín... Read more of this blog post »
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I Hear the Sirens in the St...

4.09 avg rating — 3,798 ratings — published 2013 — 26 editions
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In the Morning I'll be Gone...

4.26 avg rating — 3,197 ratings — published 2014 — 22 editions
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Dead I Well May Be (Dead Tr...

3.98 avg rating — 2,922 ratings — published 2003 — 27 editions
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Gun Street Girl (Detective ...

4.23 avg rating — 2,670 ratings — published 2015 — 23 editions
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Rain Dogs (Detective Sean D...

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Police at the Station and T...

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The Dead Yard (Michael Fors...

4.11 avg rating — 1,672 ratings — published 2006
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The Bloomsday Dead (Michael...

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The Cold Cold Ground I Hear the Sirens in the St... In the Morning I'll be Gone Gun Street Girl Rain Dogs Police at the Station and T...
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The Lighthouse Land The Lighthouse War The Lighthouse Keepers
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“Forget him, he's just another red-shirted extra making a cameo appearance in our lives.”
Adrian Mckinty
tags: humor

“It's been my experience that only children never learn when to keep their fucking traps shut. An older brother would have beat that out of you.”
Adrian McKinty, The Cold Cold Ground

“Human beings are pattern-seeking animals. It's part of our DNA. That's why conspiracy theories and gods are so popular: we always look for the wider, bigger explanations for things.”
Adrian McKinty, The Cold Cold Ground

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