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Tim Pears - Author


Born in 1956, Tim Pears grew up in Devon, left school at sixteen and had countless menial jobs before studying at the National Film and Television School. He is the author of six previous novels, including In the Place of Fallen Leaves, which won the Hawthornden Prize and the Ruth Hadden Memorial Award, In a Land of Plenty, which was made into a ten part drama series for the BBC, and, most recently, Landed. He has been Writer in Residence at Cheltenham Festival of Literature, and Royal Literary Fund Fellow at Oxford Brookes University, and has taught creative writing at Ruskin College and elsewhere. He lives in Oxford with his wife and children.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Tim Pears

The Horseman by Tim Pears
The Horseman
Tim Pears
This begins The West Country Trilogy starting in 1911. It follows two years in the life of young Leo as he skips school as often as he can to help his father, brothers and cousin on one of the six...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2017
In the Light of Morning by Tim Pears
In the Light of Morning
Tim Pears
Tim Pears, a chronicler of our land, who has given us beautiful prose reminiscent of Thomas Hardy, now turns his attention to the Slovenian partisans of the Second World War. Opening in 1944 three British soldiers are dropped into the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/01/2015
In the Light of Morning by Tim Pears
In the Light of Morning
Tim Pears
Tim Pears, a chronicler of our land, who has given us beautiful prose reminiscent of Thomas Hardy, now turns his attention to the Slovenian partisans of the Second World War. Opening in 1944 three British soldiers are dropped into the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/02/2014
Disputed Land by Tim Pears
Disputed Land
Tim Pears
Leonard and Rosemary Cannon summon their middle-aged offspring, along with partners and children, to the family home in the Welsh Marches for the Christmas holiday. As the gathered family settle in to their first Christmas together for some years, the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/03/2011

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