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Anne Donovan is the author of the prize-winning novel Buddha Da and the short-story collection, Hieroglyphics. Buddha Da was shortlisted for the Orange Prize, the Whitbread First Novel Award and the Scottish Book of the Year Award, and was nominated for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. It received a Scottish Arts Council Award and won the Le Prince Maurice Award in Mauritius in 2004. She has also written for radio and the stage and has been working on the screenplay for the film of Buddha Da. She lives in Glasgow.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Anne Donovan

Gone are the Leaves by Anne Donovan
Gone are the Leaves
Anne Donovan
A big, lush, historical novel with an unusual concept at its core, that of a boy’s decision to become a castrato or not. He falls for a girl and wishes to feel like a man at least once before he...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/1970
Gone are the Leaves by Anne Donovan
Gone are the Leaves
Anne Donovan
A big, lush, historical novel with an unusual concept at its core, that of a boy’s decision to become a castrato or not. He falls for a girl and wishes to feel like a man at least once before he...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/1970
Being Emily by Anne Donovan
Being Emily
Anne Donovan
A heart warming read about a young girl, Fiona, and her family, coping with the premature death of her mother. Fiona has romantic notions of being like Emily Bronte but her life seems to move from one disaster to another...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/03/2009

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