MacGill, Patrick Children of the Dead End

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A young man is sent away from a poor family to work and send money home, at the age of twelve. His tale is a great coming of age tale of hardship and hard work. This is an inspiring tale, hard to put down.

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Splendid ... a superb account of its times... Children of Dead End blazes with a passionate sincerity. --Irish Times

Its freshness and force is the mark of true literature the structure is perfect. Heartily recommended. --Irish Press

MacGill writes with great power, clarity, passion and humour. --The Guardian

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Patrick MacGill (24 December 1889 – 22 November 1963) was an Irish journalist, poet and novelist, known as "The Navvy Poet" because he had worked as a navvy before he began writing. MacGill was born in Glenties, County Donegal. A statue in his honour is on the bridge where the main street crosses the river in Glenties. He had three children, Christine, Patricia and Sheila MacGill.

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