The Butcher Boy

The Butcher Boy

Book - 1994
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Telling the strange and sometimes hilarious tale of a deeply disturbed boy, a portrait of a dangerous mind profiles Francie, known in his repressive Irish town as the "Pig Boy," as his bright and love-starved psyche descends into madness
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Dell, 1994, ©1992.
ISBN: 9780385312370
0385312377
Branch Call Number: FIC MCCABE, PAT
Characteristics: 231 pages ; 19 cm

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WVMLStaffPicks Dec 30, 2014

Patrick McCabe, like Roddy Doyle, is a school teacher, a Dubliner, and one of the new breed of Irish writers. The central character in this powerful, bizarre, disturbing first novel will not easily be forgotten.

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