Three Monkeys Online

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Mel Hegarty

Mel Hegarty was born in Devon in 1971, the son of a sailor. After an undistinguished career at university, he worked in a variety of jobs - teacher, bookseller, postman and editor of religious magazines - before trying his hand at writing a novel. He is unmarried and lives alone in Dublin.His first novel, The Confidence of Youth will be published in 2013 by TMO Books.

The Confidence of Youth – an extract

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

The Confidence of Youth My friendship with McGiolla was in some ways the story of my college career. I met him towards the end of my first Michaelmas term, on a cold night in November 1990. At that stage, we were both heavily involved in the debating society – the debsoc – but had yet […]