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Jim Powell was born in London in 1949 and was educated at Cambridge. His first career was in advertising, becoming Managing Director of a major London agency. He then started a pottery, producing hand-painted tableware for leading stores. He was previously active in politics, contesting the 1987 Election and collaborating with former Foreign Secretary Francis Pym on his book The Politics of Consent. He lives in Northamptonshire.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Jim Powell

The Breaking of Eggs by Jim Powell
The Breaking of Eggs
Jim Powell
One of our Debuts of the Year 2011. March 2011 Debut of the Month. A panoramic debut about love and loss, THE BREAKING OF EGGS announces a major new talent and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/03/2011
The Breaking of Eggs by Jim Powell
The Breaking of Eggs
Jim Powell
Longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2010. The Desmond Elliott Prize is an annual award for a first novel written in English and published in the UK. Worth £10,000 to the winner, the prize is named...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/03/2010

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