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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
Winner of the Desmond Elliott Prize 2017. Inventively entertaining, niftily plotted first novel set in New York during the city’s effervescent...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/09/2016
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: 01/07/2011

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