Title Profile & Character Information

Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha

Annotation
In this national bestseller and winner of the Booker Prize, Roddy Doyle, author of the "Barrytown Trilogy," takes us to a new level of emotional richness with the story of ten-year-old Padraic Clarke. Witty and poignant--and adored by critics and readers alike--Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha charts the trumphs, indignities, and bewilderment of Paddy as he tries to make sense of his changing world.


Awards
1993  Man Booker Prize for Fiction

Characters
NameClarke, Patrick "Paddy"
GenderMale

NameClarke, Francis "Sinbad"
GenderMale

GenreDomestic
Coming of age
Fiction
TopicsChildhood
Brothers
Male friendship
Working classes
Troubled marriages
Loss of innocence
SettingBarrytown, Dublin, Ireland
Working class neighborhood