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Alison Pick - Author


Alison Pick's grandparents were secular Jews, living in Czechoslovakia during the Nazi invasion. In FAR TO GO, she explores the history of a country and its people with which she has a strong personal connection. Alison was the 2002 Bronwen Walace Award winner for the most promising writer under thirty-five in Canada. She has published two acclaimed volumes of poetry and her first novel, The Sweet Edge, was widely acclaimed. She lives in Toronto with her husband and daughter.

If you like Alison Pick you might also like to read books by Kate Furnivall, John Boyne and Anna Funder.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Alison Pick

Far to Go by Alison Pick
Far to Go
Alison Pick
Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2011. A powerful and profoundly moving story about one family's epic journey to flee the Nazi occupation of their homeland in 1939, and above all to save the life of a six-year-old boy. Inspired...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/01/2012

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