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Patrick Flanery was born in California in 1975 and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. After earning a BFA in Film from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts he worked for three years in the film industry before moving to the UK, where he completed a doctorate in Twentieth-Century English Literature at the University of Oxford. As well as publishing scholarly articles on British and South African literature and film in a number of academic journals, he has written for Slightly Foxed and The Times Literary Supplement. He lives in London.

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Fallen Land by Patrick Flanery
Reader Reviewed Fallen Land
Patrick Flanery
A gothic tale of death and property in a dystopian America, absolutely terrific. The author gets inside the heads of his characters in a very convincing way and draws a compelling picture of their disintegration. The story is gripping and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/02/2014
Fallen Land by Patrick Flanery
Fallen Land
Patrick Flanery
May 2013 Book of the Month. A complex and thought-provoking psychological thriller that, through the metaphor of the characters' experiences, explores the utter failure of the American dream. A Boston family, looking...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2013
Absolution by Patrick Flanery
Absolution
Patrick Flanery
Shortlisted for the 2013 RSL Ondaatje Prize. A sharp, clever, violent novel spanning the transition of South Africa from apartheid through Truth and Reconciliation to the present as seen by three characters living in those traumatic times. Pacey, it grips...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2013
Absolution by Patrick Flanery
Absolution
Patrick Flanery
One of our Great Reads You May Have Missed in 2012. Longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award 2012. This is a very confident debut novel that manages to be literary yet a page-turner at the same time. The...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/03/2012

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