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A.N. Wilson grew up in Staffordshire, where his father was Managing Director of Josiah Wedgwood & Sons. He was educated at Rugby and New College, Oxford. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, he holds a prominent position in the world of literature and journalism. He is a prolific and award-winning biographer and celebrated novelist. His last novel Winnie and Wolf, was longlisted for the 2007 Man Booker Prize. He lives in North London.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by A. N. Wilson

Victoria A Life by A. N. Wilson
Victoria A Life
A. N. Wilson
Having recently read Yvonne Ward’s Censoring Queen Victoria I was somewhat prepared for A N Wilson’s revelatory biography of the woman he calls “one of the most passionate, expressive, humorous and unconventional women who ever lived...” If you are used...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/06/2015
Victoria A Life by A. N. Wilson
Victoria A Life
A. N. Wilson
September 2014 Non-Fiction Book of the Month. Having recently read Yvonne Ward’s Censoring Queen Victoria (recommended below) I was somewhat prepared for A N Wilson’s revelatory biography of the woman he calls...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2014
Dante in Love by A. N. Wilson
Dante in Love
A. N. Wilson
A. N. Wilson is one of the most popular and bestselling historians and biographers writing in Britain today and in Dante In Love he brings to life one of the western canon's most enigmatic figures.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2012
The Potter's Hand by A. N. Wilson
The Potter's Hand
A. N. Wilson
In his first novel for five years, journalist and historian A.N. Wilson creates an epic novel, with an impressive cast of real and imagined characters. Set in the late 18th century, a time of industrialisation, revolution, slavery and colonialism. A...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/04/2013
The Elizabethans by A. N. Wilson
The Elizabethans
A. N. Wilson
This is the Elizabethans from top to bottom from political intrigue to beggars on the streets. It is energetic, comprehensive and very compulsive reading. After reading A N Wilson’s history I can’t help feeling I might have indulged in a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/09/2012
The Potter's Hand by A. N. Wilson
The Potter's Hand
A. N. Wilson
September 2012 Book of the Month. In his first novel for five years, journalist and historian A.N. Wilson creates an epic novel, with an impressive cast of real and imagined characters. Set...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2012
The Elizabethans by A. N. Wilson
The Elizabethans
A. N. Wilson
Having illuminated the time of The Victorians, A N Wilson moves back further in time to another great Queen in The Elizabethans. And as soon as you start reading, you are aware of a very different perspective on the period,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970

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