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Patrick McGrath
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Patrick McGrath

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Patrick McGrath is the author of two short story collections and nine novels, including the international bestseller, Asylum. He is also the author of Writing Madness, a collection of his short fiction and selected non-fiction. His novel Trauma was shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award and Spider was filmed by David Cronenberg from McGrath's adaptation. He co-edited an influential anthology of short fiction, The New Gothic, and recent non-fiction includes introductions to The Monk, Moby Dick and Barnaby Rudge. Patrick McGrath lives in Manhattan and London.

Books by Patrick McGrath

The Wardrobe Mistress

A haunting novel about grief, love, secrets and fascism from the author of Asylum, Trauma and Spider.

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Last Days in Cleaver Square

A haunting and atmospheric novel from the author of Asylum, Trauma and The Wardrobe Mistress.

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Asylum

A story of self-obsession narrated by the point of view of a psychiatrist, published as a Penguin Essential for the first time

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