Patricia’s latest book, The Interview is the story of what happened between Eileen Gray and rising star of Fleet Street, Bruce Chatwin when he interviewed her in 1972.
…’brilliantly evocative…a daring act of literary ventriloquism’ Mail on Sunday, Dermot Bolger
‘….brilliantly second-guesses the meeting… Sunday Times, Cristin Leach Hughes
Patricia has long been fascinated by Irish designer Eileen Gray, who is the subject of many of her literary works.
Her previous novels, also inspired by real life, include A Type of Beauty, the story of Kathleen Newton (long listed for Historical Novel Society Award 2012) and Time and Destiny.
She comes to writing books via the route of freelance journalism and radio documentaries and plays. She is author of 11 books, both fiction and non-fiction. She lectures on Writing Fiction in UCD