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Born in 1956, Peter Benson was educated in Ramsgate, Canterbury and Exeter. His first novel, The Levels, won the Guardian Fiction Prize. This was followed by A Lesser Dependency, winner of the Encore award, The Other Occupant, which was awarded the Somerset Maugham Award, and three more novels: Odo's Hanging, Riptide and A Private Moon. He has also published short stories, screenplays and poetry, and his work has been adapted for TV and radio and translated into many languages. He lives in Exeter with his wife.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Peter Benson

Isabel's Skin by Peter Benson
Isabel's Skin
Peter Benson
Sarah Broadhurst's view... Peter Benson is an author to follow. I have come across him late, reading his last comic crime tale, Two Cows and a Vanful of Smoke (brilliant) with great joy so I was much looking...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2013
Isabel's Skin by Peter Benson
Isabel's Skin
Peter Benson
Peter Benson's new novel is a slick gothic tale in the English tradition, a murder mystery, a reflection on the works of the masters of the French Enlightenment and a tour of Edwardian England. More than this, it is a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2012
Two Cows and a Vanful of Smoke by Peter Benson
Two Cows and a Vanful of Smoke
Peter Benson
One of our Great Reads You May Have Missed in 2012. Sarah Broadhurst is waxing lyrical about this haunting and mysterious coming of age story from an award winning author. It is a tale of adventure with as many...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/03/2012

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