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ContributionsMcCabe Patrick (Narrator)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio cassette
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7759750M
ISBN 100694521310
ISBN 109780694521319
OCLC/WorldCa40896352

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Pussy narrates his own story, occasionally pausing to direct comments at Dr. Terence, the psychiatrist who suggested he write it.

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‘Dysfunctional Ireland in all its glories is here, with humour of the blackest hue, madness and violence, hopelessly randy priests, dodgy politicians, a grand gallery of misfits culminating in McCabe’s hero in Breakfast on Pluto, Patrick “Pussy” Braden, the transvestite prostitute from the village of Tyreelin.

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Breakfast on Pluto by Patrick McCabe 1, ratings, average rating, reviews Breakfast on Pluto Quotes Showing of 4 “You'll have to learn to forgive," he said. A new edition of this Booker-shortlisted novel for the release of Neil Jordan's film adaptation, staring Liam Neeson and Stephen Rea Set in Ireland in thes, Breakfast on Pluto follows the exploits of Patrick "Pussy" Braden, an endearing but deceptively tough young man.

Abandoned as a baby in his small Irish hometown and aware from a very early age that he is different, Patrick survives.

Patrick "Pussy" Braden is Patrick McCabe's fascinating misfit hero(ine) in Breakfast on Pluto, a novel that was a finalist for the Booker Prize in This former number one bestseller in Ireland is the story of a young man who makes his way to London to prostitute himself, dressed in his favorite blousy tops and tight miniskirts/5(9).

The author has said that Breakfast on Pluto is a much darker novel than he had originally intended to write. Is there any sense of hopefulness by the novel's end.

How does Pussy's consistent optimism in the wake of so much personal tragedy affect your impressions. Breakfast on Pluto Summary. This book captures part of the therapy of the book's main character, Patrick Braden's.

His therapist, Terence, suggested to Patrick that he write down everything on his mind in order to help others understand. Patrick Braden more accurately refers to the novel as The Life and Times of Patrick Braden. Get this from a library. Breakfast on Pluto. [Pat McCabe] -- "Breakfast on Pluto, Patrick McCabe's lyrical and haunting new novel, became a #1 bestseller in Ireland, stayed on the bestseller list for months, and was nominated for the Booker Prize, one of the.

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Based on the book, "Breakfast on Pluto" by Patrick McCabe. "Tan revision 27th October " Originally released as a motion picture in Description: 1 v.

( p.) ; 28 cm. Other Titles: Breakfast on Pluto (Motion picture) Responsibility: by Neil Jordan and Patrick McCabe. Courtney Weaver, New York Times Book Review Breakfast on Pluto was a UK chart hit for Don Partridge in DO FIONÁN AGUS R Contents I Was a High-Class Escort Girl A Word of Advice from Dr Terence The Life and Times of Patrick Braden Chapter One Chapter Two Chapter Three Chapter Four Chapter Five Chapter Six Chapter Seven Chapter Eight 3/5(18).

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What /5(4). Breakfast on Pluto () Plot. Showing all 2 items Jump to: Summaries (2) Summaries. In the s, a young trans woman, Patrick "Kitten" Braden, comes of age by leaving her Irish town for London, in part to look for her mother and in part because her gender identity is beyond the town's understanding.

Set in Ireland in the s, "Breakfast on Pluto" follows the exploits of Patrick "Pussy" Braden, an endearing but deceptively tough young man. Abandoned as a baby in his small Irish hometown and aware from a very early age that he is different, Patrick survives this harsh environment with the aid of his wit, charm and a sweet refusal to let.

Breakfast on Pluto is based on a novel by Patrick McCabe who also wrote The Butcher Boy, which Jordan brought to the screen. This picaresque tale contains many playful elements including some gossipy robins who serve as narrators at several points in the drama.

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