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John McGahern (1934–2006)

John McGahern was born on November 12, 1934 in Leitrim, Ireland. He was a writer, known for Korea (1995), Swallows (2000) and Comme tout le monde (1994). He was married to Madeline Green, Annikki Laksi and Anikki Laaki. He died on March 30, 2006 in Dublin, Ireland. See full bio »


(age 71) in Dublin, Ireland

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 2000 Swallows (Short) (short story)
 1998 Amongst Women (TV Mini-Series) (adaptation: from the novel by - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... (adaptation: from the novel by)
- Episode #1.4 ... (adaptation: from the novel by)
- Episode #1.3 ... (adaptation: from the novel by)
- Episode #1.2 ... (adaptation: from the novel by)
 1995 Korea (story)
 1994 Comme tout le monde (Short) (short story "Like all other men")
 1987 The Rockingham Shoot (TV Movie) (written by)
 1983 The Key (TV Movie) (short story)
 1982 The Lost Hour (TV Movie) (short story)
 1976 Wheels (Short) (short story)
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 2005 3rd Irish Film and Television Awards (TV Movie documentary)

Personal Details

Other Works:

(novel) "The Power of Darkness". New York and London: Faber & Faber, 1991. ISBN 0571167098 See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Article | See more »

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Personal Quote:

Each of us has a private world, and the only difference between the reader and the writer is that the writer has the ability to describe and dramatize that private world. As a writer, I write to see. If I knew how it would end, I wouldn't write. It's a process of discovery.


Favorite novelist was Jane Austen. See more »

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