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Monique Roffey - Author


Monique Roffey is an award-winning Trinidadian-born writer. Her novels have been translated into five languages and short-listed for major awards including the Orange Prize, COSTA Fiction Award, Encore Award, and the Orion Award. In 2013, Archipelago won the OCM Bocas Award for Caribbean Literature. Her memoir, With the Kisses of his Mouth, was published in 2011. She is a Lecturer on the MFA in the Novel at Manchester Metropolitan University. She divides her time between the East end of London and Port of Spain, Trinidad.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Monique Roffey

The Tryst by Monique Roffey
The Tryst
Monique Roffey
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Jane and Bill, a London couple whose relationship is enduring the pressures of time but harbours some element of dissatisfaction, come across Lilah in a pub. She is sex incarnate, a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2017
House of Ashes by Monique Roffey
House of Ashes
Monique Roffey
Shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award 2014. This is an amazing book. It is based on a coup in Trinidad but is actually set in a fictional Caribbean island, Sans Amen, where the rebels capture the ‘House of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
Archipelago by Monique Roffey
Archipelago
Monique Roffey
Winner of the 2013 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature. The author of The White Woman on the Green Bicycle takes us on a voyage through the Caribbean and Panama to the Galapagos, as a father and daughter confront...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/06/2013
The White Woman on the Green Bicycle by Monique Roffey
The White Woman on the Green Bicycle
Monique Roffey
Shortlisted for the prestigious 2010 Orange Prize for Fiction. Set in the lush surroundings of Trinidad this story follows the marriage of a couple who despite their love for each other find they have gradually slipped away from each other....
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/04/2010

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