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Stephen Kelman - Author

Stephen Kelman was born in Luton in 1976. After finishing his degree he worked variously as a warehouse operative, a careworker, and in marketing and local government administration. He decided to pursue his writing seriously in 2005, and has completed several feature screenplays since then. Pigeon English is his first novel.

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If you like Stephen Kelman you might also like to read books by Rose Tremain, Emma Henderson and Yvette Edwards.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Stephen Kelman

Man on Fire by Stephen Kelman
Man on Fire
Stephen Kelman
John Lock travels to India to meet his destiny: a destiny dressed in a white karate suit and sporting an impressive moustache. He has fled the quiet desperation of his life in England: decades wasted in a meaningless job, a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/08/2015
Pigeon English by Stephen Kelman
Pigeon English
Stephen Kelman
April 2012 Guest Editor Paul Torday on Pigeon English... I loved this novel of an innocent Ghanaian child who comes with his mother to England and then gets caught up in the gang life of a suburban wilderness somewhere...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/01/2012
Pigeon English by Stephen Kelman
Pigeon English
Stephen Kelman
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2011. Shortlisted for the Galaxy New Writer of the Year Award 2011. Shortlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2011. Shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award 2011. A story of innocence...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/03/2011

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