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Born in Coventry in 1966 to a Welsh Farmer and a Chinese Mother, Peter Ho Davies was raised in England and spent his summers in Wales. He gained a degree in Physics at the University of Manchester before going on to study English Literature at Cambridge. Subsequently, he worked in publishing before moving to the US, where he gained an MA in Creative Writing at Boston University.

Peter Ho Davies's first collection of stories, The Ugliest House in the World, won the John Llewellyn Rhys and PEN/Macmillan awards while his second collection, Equal Love, was shortlisted for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and was a New York Times Notable Book. In 2003 Davies was chosen as one of Granta's Best of Toung British Novelists. He is currently the director of the MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of Michigan.

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The Welsh Girl by Peter Ho Davies
The Welsh Girl
Peter Ho Davies
Reviewed on Richard & Judy on Wednesday 12 March 2008.This is a story about love, loyalties and displacement. The three main characters all so different and yet linked by the sense of dislocation. Esther yearns to leave her...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/12/2007

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