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Justin Cartwright was born in South Africa and educated in America and at Oxford University. His novel LEADING THE CHEERS won the Whitbread Book Award for 1998. Justin Cartwright lives in north London with his wife and two sons.

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Lion Heart by Justin Cartwright
Lion Heart
Justin Cartwright
The first thing you need to know about this book is that it’s not an historical novel about Richard the Lionheart. Well, not entirely. Richie is at an awkward moment in his life – ostensibly a successful, happy man, there...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
White Lightning by Justin Cartwright
White Lightning
Justin Cartwright
A tragic, deeply moving tale narrated by a failed film director who develops a relationship with a baboon. Beautifully written and multi-layered, you’ve just got to read this and all his books. He is a wonderful author.Comparison:
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/12/2006

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