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David Peace was born and brought up in Yorkshire. He is the author of The Damned Utd, described by The Times as 'probably the best book ever written about sport', Tokyo Year Zero, and the Red Riding Quartet - which is comprised of Nineteen Seventy Four, Nineteen Seventy Seven, Nineteen Eighty and Nineteen Eighty Three - as well as GB84. He has won the James Tait Black Memorial Award and was included on Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists 2003.

If you like David Peace you might also like to read books by Ken Bruen, Erin Kelly and Oliver Harris.

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Red or Dead by David Peace
Red or Dead
David Peace
David Peace is one of the most powerful and compelling British writers alive. Born in Yorkshire, his Red Riding Quartet is a brilliant catalogue of Britain in the seventies and eighties. In The Damned Utd he redefined the novel as...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2014
The Damned Utd by David Peace
The Damned Utd
David Peace
A 2012 World Book Night selection. A fictionalised account of the brief period Brian Clough spent at Leeds United as manager. Even if football is not for you there is plenty to keep you turning the pages with a story...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/01/2007

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