Eugene McCabe

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Eugene McCabe (7 July 1930 – 27 August 2020) was a Scottish-born Irish novelist, short story writer, playwright, and television screenwriter. He was born in Glasgow. He was known for his written works Cancer trilogy (Cancer, Heritage, Siege) Tales from the Poorhouse and King Of The Castle.

His 1992 novel Death and Nightingales has been called by Irish writer Colm Tóibín "one of the great Irish masterpieces of the century"[1]

McCabe died on 27 August 2020 in London, aged 90.[2]

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  1. "Atlantic Monthly review of Death and Nightingales". Archived from the original on 23 October 2012. Retrieved 22 December 2010.
  2. Eugene McCabe, author and playwright, dies, aged 90