Childhood will never be the same again.

TO READ or download some extracts from THE INVISIBLE PRISON, click on the links for a special 14-page pdf which may be shared with friends and other third parties. (Extracts may not be reprinted or republished in any other form, or reposted on other web sites for download.)


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1. All Along the Watchtower
2. Love All
3. Flypaper

Feature extract in The Irish Times (04 Nov. 2009)



"Gentle... affectionate ... good-humoured ... heart-breaking ..."
—The Irish Times

"He writes with a poet's sensibility... Each individual chapter feels like a short story in itself."
—Peter Sheridan, Books of the Year, Liveline, RTÉ Radio 1"

"Resolutely amusing and emotionally resonant, Boran’s memoir captures all the excitement and natural curiosity of childhood... "
—Sunday Business Post

"Pat Boran's autobiography, The Invisible Prison, makes the cut for its beautiful, poetic script reminding us what the essence of childhood is all about"
—Des Kenny, Books of the Year, Sunday Independent