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Esther Freud - Author


Esther Freud was born in London in 1963. She trained as an actress before writing her first novel, Hideous Kinky, which was shortlisted for the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and made into a feature film starring Kate Winslet. Her other novels include The Sea House, Summer at Gaglow, The Wild, Peerless Flats and most recently, Love Falls. Her books have been translated into thirteen languages.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Esther Freud

Hideous Kinky by Esther Freud
Hideous Kinky
Esther Freud
Two little girls are taken by their mother to Morocco on a 1960s pilgrimage of self-discovery. For Mum it is not just an escape from the grinding conventions of English life but a quest for personal fulfilment; her children, however,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/08/2015
Mr Mac and Me by Esther Freud
Mr Mac and Me
Esther Freud
An intriguing historical novel set between 1914 and 1915 in a Suffolk fishing village. Told by Tom, a 13/14-year old boy with two central themes, one about his impressions of the early war years and the effect on his family...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
Lucky Break by Esther Freud
Lucky Break
Esther Freud
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 5 May 2011. This dazzling new novel from Esther Freud uncovers a world of ruthless ambition, uncertain alliances and the many-sided holy grail of Success.
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/04/2011

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