desmond elliott 2017 second sister rebus 30th anniversary
Search our site
Moonlight Over Manhattan by Sarah Morgan Read the opening extract of the brand new Sarah Morgan book before its publication on 05/10/2017

A. N. Wilson Book and Novel

A. N. Wilson - Author


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.

Author photo © Magali Delporte

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: 01/09/2011

Loading other books by A. N. Wilson...


Author Info

Did you know

At Lovereading you can download and read an Opening Extract and an online review of books by A. N. Wilson and hundreds of other authors.

Author 'Like for Like' recommendations


Its jam packed with fantastic titles, informative descriptions & fantastic reviews and has a vast array of great features & competitions.

Linda Rollins

A great place to go to find your next literary escape, and where you don't have to judge a book by its cover!

Suzanne Beney

It's the first site that I visit when deciding on the next set of books to buy. A particular treat is being able to download an extract.

Tessa Olson

It has opened my eyes to different authors and genres. Just log on and try, you will be surprised and not want for reading material again.

Jocelyn Garvey

I love reading because my cares & woes vanish for an hour or two whilst I read of the joys, adventures, lives of the characters in the book.

Jennifer Moville

Lovereading - a community of people passionate about reading and sharing their views. An incomparable website for book lovers.

Helen Clark

I love Lovereading because I get to read great books and then get to tell everybody how good they are.

Sally Doel

They are bright, breezy and eager to offer a great book, then genuinely listen/respect the review one writes.

Maggie Crane

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools