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AUTHOR'S IRISH INSPIRATION.

THIS WEEK SINEAD MORIARTY Best-selling author Sinead Moriarty shares the books that have inspired her life and exciting career. As a child I loved... Enid Blyton's St Clare books. I desperately wanted to go to boarding school - mainly for the tuck box and midnight feasts. The world should read... Night by Elie Wiesel.

Wiesel wrote his memoir of his time in a concentration camp during the Holocaust. It is incredibly moving and extremely thought provoking. On holiday this year I plan to read... The Hunger Games trilogy, as everyone is talking about them. My favourite writers include... Pat McCabe, who takes black humour to another level, and Maeve Binchy for showing that Irish women writers could succeed on a global scale. The book that moved me most was... Pat McCabe's The Dead School. It's so shocking and bleak and yet funny in a twisted way. If someone was reading my books for the first time... They should start with Me and My Sisters. It deals, in a humorous way, with the isolation and loss of identity of motherhood. Me and My Sisters,
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)
Date:Jun 9, 2012
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