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Francis Spufford - Author


Francis Spufford's first book, I May Be Some Time: Ice and the English Imagination, was awarded the Writers Guild Award for Best Non-Fiction Book of 1996 and a Somerset Maugham Award. His second book, The Child that Books Built was described as ' witty, compelling and elegant' by the New Statesman. His third book, Backroom Boys, was called a ' beautifully written book' by the Daily Telegraph and was shortlisted for the Aventis Prize and longlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize. He lives in Cambridge.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Francis Spufford

Golden Hill by Francis Spufford
Golden Hill
Francis Spufford
Shortlisted for the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction 2017 | Shortlisted for The Authors' Club Best First Novel Award 2017 | Longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2017 | Winner of the Costa First Novel Award 2016. Inventively entertaining,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/09/2016
Lovereading Price: £7.19
Red Plenty by Francis Spufford
Red Plenty
Francis Spufford
Sue Baker's view... Not exactly history, not exactly fiction, a very strange and wonderful book that builds up a compelling picture of Soviet life in the 1950’s. We enter the lives of the Soviet people, real and imagined, their...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/07/2011
Lovereading Price: £8.79

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