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Lindsay Clarke - Author


Lindsay Clarke is the author of seven novels, including The Chymical Wedding, which won the Whitbread Award for Fiction in 1989. His novel, Sunday Whiteman, based on the time he spent as a teacher in the rainforest of West Africa, was shortlisted for the David Higham First Novel Award. He is also the author of five radio plays, which were broadcast on BBC Radio 4, and a pamphlet of verse, Stoker. His works have been translated into many languages.

If you like Lindsay Clarke you might also like to read books by L. R. Fredericks, John Fowles and Jennifer Egan.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Lindsay Clarke

The Water Theatre by Lindsay Clarke
The Water Theatre
Lindsay Clarke
September 2010 Book of the Month. This is deeply impressive, with rich imagery, a complex and absorbing plot and a style reminiscent of John Fowles' The Magus. It is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/04/2011
The Water Theatre by Lindsay Clarke
The Water Theatre
Lindsay Clarke
This is deeply impressive, with rich imagery, a complex and absorbing plot and a style reminiscent of John Fowles' The Magus. It is a tale of a privileged, liberal family with a driven head, a wife who tries to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/04/2011
The Chymical Wedding by Lindsay Clarke
The Chymical Wedding
Lindsay Clarke
This won the Whitbread Award for Fiction back in 1989 and certainly deserves this re-issue to coincide with the publication of Clarke’s new novel The Water Theatre. Characters in the present are trying to unravel what happened to the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/08/2010

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