Paul Reidy

Biography

Paul Reidy was born in Dublin, Ireland. He currently works as a teacher of English literature and classical studies at St Andrew's College. He previously worked for an aid organisation from 1996 to 1999 in various parts of Africa. He is married with three children and lives in Co. Wicklow. A novel: 'The Misfits of Monrovia' (2012), and a collection of poems and short stories: 'Memories of Dust' (2013), are his two published works to date.

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Books

Memories of Dust
Price: Free! Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
From the author of 'The Misfits of Monrovia' (2012) comes this collection of poems and short stories, exploring the themes of war, relationships, innocence and fear.
The Misfits of Monrovia
Price: Free! Words: 100,540. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A UN volunteer is kidnapped by a band of child soldiers in Liberia during the 1997 presidential election. Responsibility for the discovery of his whereabouts falls on a small organisation of hapless Irish aid workers, eccentric missionaries and well-meaning but ineffectual locals, leading to outlandish results.

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africa    aid    black comedy    liberia    misfit    monrovia    poetry    short stories    war