Posted on 19th May 2011

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The London Satyr

“A fascinating portrait of the seamy underworld of London in 1891. Line by line Edric out-writes many better known novelists.” Fiction Uncovered Judges 2011 Synposis: It is the summer of 1891 and London is simmering under an oppressive heatwave. The air is thick with tension and sexual repression. But another wave is about to rock…

Posted on 19th May 2011

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Nimrod’s Shadow

‘A darkly comic novel featuring a 19th century artist whose paintings trigger a 21st century murder investigation. Deserved recognition for a critically acclaimed writer who merits a much wider audience.’ Fiction Uncovered Judges 2011 Synopsis: Reilly is an impoverished painter who lives alone in a shabby garret, with only his unsold canvases and his faithful…

Posted on 19th May 2011

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The Proof of Love

‘Hall conjures the parched heat of the summer of 1976 as a young Cambridge mathematician finds light and shade in the Cumbrian hills.’ Fiction Uncovered Judges 2011 Synopsis: During the long, hot summer of 1976, a young Cambridge mathematician arrives in a remote village in the Lake District and takes on a job as…

Posted on 19th May 2011

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The English German Girl

‘As the net closes in on the Jews of Berlin, a family places their hopes for survival in their teenage daughter, sending her from Germany to England. As she fights to make herself understood in a strange land, can she save them in time?’ Fiction Uncovered Judges 2011 Synopsis: A novel in three parts, spanning…

Posted on 19th May 2011

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Night Waking

‘A must-read for any parent, this novel dramatises a family’s struggle to balance work and relationships in the isolated setting of a Scottish isle. Everyday tensions and an extraordinary event come together to produce a remarkably satisfying story.’ Fiction Uncovered Judges 2011 Synopsis: Historian Anna Bennett has a book to write. She also has…

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