Posted on 1st August 2015

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A Q&A with David Whitehouse

How would you describe Mobile Library to a reading group? Mobile Library is a book about a young boy and an older woman who find each other when they need each other most, and escape the awful realities of their lives to run away together – a road trip, and a chase, that runs the…

Posted on 29th July 2015

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Reviews: Mobile Library

Powerful, eccentric . . . Whitehouse’s writing is energetic and pacey, spiked with startling moments of tenderness and superbly controlled. Don’t wait for the inevitable film (The Times) A beautifully written ode to childhood innocence (Marie Claire) The quirkiest plot we’ve seen for a while . . . making for a magical literary tour that…

Posted on 28th July 2015

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Celebrating the 2015 Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize Winners: David Whitehouse

Every week until the beginning of September, we’re celebrating one of this year’s Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize winning authors. This week we’re celebrating 2015 winner, David Whitehouse who won with his novel, Mobile Library. “When you step away from The Mobile Library it will be with a grin on your face. Whitehouse’s brave, monstrous, loving exploration of…