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, 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 on, in Denver, Colorado, where he taught high school English and began writing fiction. He lives in Melbourne, Australia with his wife and two children.

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Crime Novel of The Year

I am absolutely stunned to win two of the biggest awards in crime fiction in the same week. I cannot even get my head around this. Last week I thought my cup runneth over when I won the International Thriller Writers Crime Novel of the Year and today I just was given the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year.              
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“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

“Forget him, he's just another red-shirted extra making a cameo appearance in our lives.”
Adrian Mckinty
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“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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