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Martha Peake : a novel of the Revolution
Patrick McGrath
Adult Fiction MCGRATH

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Patrick McGrath was born in London in 1950 and grew up near Broadmoor Hospital where his father was the medical superintendent for many years. He attended Stonyhurst College and received his BA in English from the University of London. Among other jobs, he worked as an orderly in a mental hospital and as a teacher before becoming a writer. He is seen as a leader of the neo-Gothic writers; his books include Spider, The Grotesque, Port Mungo, Trauma and Asylum. His novel Martha Peake won the Premio Flaiano Prize in Italy. McGrath resides in New York City and London. (Bowker Author Biography) Patrick McGrath is the author of Asylum and The Grotesque, among other novels. He lives in New York City and London and is married to the actress Maria Aitken. (Publisher Provided)

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main characters Harry Peake
Horribly disfigured in a fire.

Martha Peake
Age: 18
Harry's daughter.

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