Gale was born in 1962 on the Isle of Wight, the youngest of four children. His father was the prison governor of HM Prison Camp Hill on the Isle of Wight, and he was brought up in and around prisons. In 1969 the family moved to Winchester and his father became Under-Secretary of State for Prisons.
Patrick Gale was born on the Isle of Wight in 1962, where his father was prison governor at Camp Hill prison. Later the family moved to London. He boarded at The Pilgrim's School, where he was a chorister, then went to Winchester College before reading English at Oxford University.
1 giu 2018 · Patrick Gale: a life more orderly The novelist lived in the shadow of a prison as a child, moving from boarding school to lodging house as he grew up. He explains how a fascination with...
Patrick Gale est un écrivain britannique né en 1962 sur l' île de Wight où son père était directeur de prison. Il a fait ses études à Winchester et Oxford et partage son temps entre Londres et la Cornouailles où il vit. Il est l'auteur de plusieurs romans dont l'action se situe le plus souvent en Cornouailles.
- Romancier, scénariste
- 31 janvier 1962 (60 ans), Île de Wight
- The Pilgrims' School (en), Winchester College, New College
The narrative is based in part on the family history of British best-selling author Patrick Gale; it was his screenplay debut. He wrote the story over six years. Like Flora Berryman, Gale's mother had found a stack of love letters from a male friend in her husband's desk shortly after the end of World War II.
28 lug 2017 · At the age of 22, Patrick Gale was shocked to discover the reason why his parents had separate beds. The writer explains how he turned their fears, silences and stifled passions into Man in an...
Nach seinem Schulabschluss erhielt Gale einen Studienplatz an der University of Oxford. Seine Debüt-Romane The Aerodynamics of Pork und Ease (1985) erschienen beide am selben Tag. Seit 1988 lebt er in der englischen Region Cornwall, in der viele seiner Romane angesiedelt sind.