Adrian McKinty





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
The Dead Yard
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my review of the new John Banville novel from yesterday's Weekend Australian...
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Mrs Osmond by John Banville
When a writer turns to pastiche in the later stages of his career he is either paying a compliment to the muse that inspired him throughout the difficult times or else the poor soul has run completely out of ideas. What to... Read more of this blog post »
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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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