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Graham Swift - Author


Graham Swift was born in 1949 and is the author of nine novels; two collections of short stories; and Making an Elephant, a book of essays, portraits, poetry and reflections on his life in writing. With Waterland he won the Guardian Fiction Prize, and with Last Orders the Booker Prize. Both novels have since been made into films. Graham Swift's work has appeared in over thirty languages.

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If you like Graham Swift you might also like to read books by Kazuo Ishiguro, A S Byatt and Ali Smith.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Graham Swift

Mothering Sunday by Graham Swift
Mothering Sunday
Graham Swift
Shortlisted for the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction 2017. From the jubilant “You shall go to the ball!” of the preface, and the “Once upon a time” opening, this glorious feminist-hued fable tells of a young woman’s transformation from...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/03/2017
Mothering Sunday by Graham Swift
Mothering Sunday
Graham Swift
An intensely moving and beautifully written new novel from the Booker-prize winning author of Last Orders and Waterland. Constantly surprising, joyously sensual and deeply moving, it is Graham Swift at his thrilling best.
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/02/2016
England and Other Stories by Graham Swift
England and Other Stories
Graham Swift
June 2015 Book of the Month. A collection of stories giving us glimpses into the extraordinary lives of ordinary people; twenty-five stories which by turn are moving, unsettling and entertaining. Putting all...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/06/2015
Waterland Picador Classic by Graham Swift
Waterland Picador Classic
Graham Swift
First published in 1983, this is as much a taut thriller as it is a literary masterpiece. Tom Crick is a history teacher in the Fens whose life is falling apart. As he’s forced towards early retirement he decides to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2015
England and Other Stories by Graham Swift
England and Other Stories
Graham Swift
A collection of stories giving us glimpses into the extraordinary lives of ordinary people; twenty-five stories which by turn are moving, unsettling and entertaining. Putting all that together they become very good indeed. Each story is a snapshot of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2014
Wish You Were Here by Graham Swift
Wish You Were Here
Graham Swift
A masterly work from one of our greatest writers, told for the first time in the third, rather than the first person. It's a true departure in many ways and is already becoming widely acclaimed as one of his finest...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2012
Wish You Were Here by Graham Swift
Wish You Were Here
Graham Swift
A masterly work from one of our greatest writers, told for the first time in the third, rather than the first person. It's a true departure in many ways and is already becoming widely acclaimed as one of his finest...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/06/2011
Making an Elephant by Graham Swift
Making an Elephant
Graham Swift
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 12 March 2009. A rich collection of essays, portraits, poetry and interviews that deal with the author's life and his inspirations as a writer. A very personal book and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2009
Tomorrow by Graham Swift
Tomorrow
Graham Swift
Booker Prize-winner Graham Swift returns with a masterful and compassionate novel, one of his finest works to date.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/04/2007

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