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Marina Lewycka - Author


Marina Lewycka was born in Kiel, Germany, after the war, grew up in England and lives in Sheffield. Her first novel, A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian, was shortlisted for the Orange Prize, longlisted for the Man Booker and won the Bollinger Everyman Prize for Comic Fiction and the Waverton Good Read Award. Her second novel, Two Caravans, was shortlisted for the Orwell Prize. A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian, Two Caravans and Marina's third novel, We Are All Made of Glue, are all available in Penguin.

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If you like Marina Lewycka you might also like to read books by Tom Sharpe, Paul Torday and David Nobbs.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Marina Lewycka

The Lubetkin Legacy by Marina Lewycka
The Lubetkin Legacy
Marina Lewycka
Shortlisted for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize 2016. Marina Lewycka is back in this hilarious, farcical, tender novel of modern issues and manners.. London in the twenty-first century: a place where a son will swiftly adopt an old lady and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/05/2016
Various Pets Alive and Dead by Marina Lewycka
Various Pets Alive and Dead
Marina Lewycka
March 2013 Book of the Month. A wonderful book full of political and social comment along with some brilliant characters and an impressive portrayal of the global financial crisis. Add her normal...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2013
Shorter History of Tractors in Ukrainian with Handcuffs by Marina Lewycka
Shorter History of Tractors in Ukrainian with Handcuffs
Marina Lewycka
Marina Lewycka returns to the characters from A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian, with a hilarious erotic twist, in this laugh-out-loud short story, A Shorter History of Tractors in Ukrainian with Handcuffs.
Format: eBook - Released: 24/01/2013
A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian by Marina Lewycka
A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian
Marina Lewycka
We are very sorry but we have yet to review this book ourselves. However, as was selected for the Man Booker 2005 long list, we wanted to give you the opportunity to download an extract and let you make up...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2012
We are All Made of Glue by Marina Lewycka
We are All Made of Glue
Marina Lewycka
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 1 April 2010. A warm and humorous read about two lonely women who form a friendship. Definitely one for fans of her previous novels and a great one to start with...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2012
Various Pets Alive and Dead by Marina Lewycka
Various Pets Alive and Dead
Marina Lewycka
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 10 May 2012. Set half in Doncaster, half in London, this is a very funny riff on modern values, featuring hamsters, cockroaches, poodles, a Chicken and multiplying rabbits, told by Marina...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2012
We are All Made of Glue - Large Print Edition by Marina Lewycka
We are All Made of Glue - Large Print Edition
Marina Lewycka
A warm and humorous read about two lonely women who form a friendship. Definitely one for fans of her previous novels and a great one to start with if you haven’t read her before. A message from the author:...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/10/2009

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