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Patrick Gale was born on the Isle of Wight. He spent his infancy at Wandsworth Prison, which his father governed, then grew up in Winchester before going to Oxford University. He now lives on a farm near Land's End. One of this country's best-loved novelists, his most recent works are A Perfectly Good Man, The Whole Day Through and the Richard and Judy bestseller Notes From An Exhibition.

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If you like Patrick Gale you might also like to read books by Sebastian Barry, Edmund White and Alan Hollinghurst.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Patrick Gale

A Place Called Winter by Patrick Gale
Reader Reviewed A Place Called Winter
Patrick Gale
One of our Books of the Year 2015. Shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award 2015. A slight departure for this highly regarded author being an historical tale of Edwardian London and Canada based on a true story from his family...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/08/2015
A Place Called Winter by Patrick Gale
Reader Reviewed A Place Called Winter
Patrick Gale
April 2015 Book of the Month. A slight departure for this highly regarded author being an historical tale of Edwardian London and Canada based on a true story from his family history....
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/03/2015
A Perfectly Good Man by Patrick Gale
A Perfectly Good Man
Patrick Gale
One of our Great Reads You May Have Missed in 2012. The perfectly good man of the title is a Cornish vicar who is asked, by a wheelchair-bound young man, to witness his suicide. We then follow the vicar's life,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/05/2012
Gentleman's Relish by Patrick Gale
Gentleman's Relish
Patrick Gale
This collection of short stories makes a great gift for any fan of Patrick Gale and serves as a great introduction to the writer if you haven’t come across him before.
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/04/2010
Gentleman's Relish by Patrick Gale
Gentleman's Relish
Patrick Gale
This collection of short stories makes a great gift for any fan of Patrick Gale and serves as a great introduction to the writer if you haven’t come across him before.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2009
Notes from an Exhibition by Patrick Gale
Notes from an Exhibition
Patrick Gale
A fascinating look at mental illness and the effects it has. Rachel Kelly is bipolar causing her to be both charming and loveable as well as terrible to those around her. As an artist she finds some of her most...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/01/2008
Dangerous Pleasures by Patrick Gale
Dangerous Pleasures
Patrick Gale
A short story collection covering a number of topics and relationships, from the funny to bizarre to ordinary. A great collection from a brilliant writer.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/09/1997

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