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Still Adam Thorpe


Adam Thorpe

Published November 30th 2011
Kindle Edition
592 pages
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 About the Book 

Adam Thorpe is a British poet, novelist, and playwright whose works also include short stories and radio dramas.Adam Thorpe was born in Paris and grew up in India, Cameroon, and England. Graduating from Magdalen College, Oxford in 1979, he founded a touring theatre company, then settled in London to teach drama and English literature.His first collection of poetry, Mornings in the Baltic (1988), was shortlisted for the Whitbread Poetry Award. His first novel, Ulverton (1992), an episodic work covering 350 years of English rural history, won great critical acclaim worldwide, including that of novelist John Fowles, who reviewed it in The Guardian, calling it (...) the most interesting first novel I have read these last years. The novel was awarded the Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize for 1992.Adam Thorpe lives in France with his wife and three children.-Wikipedia