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John Lanchester - Author


John Lanchester was born in Hamburg in 1962. He has written three novels, The Debt to Pleasure, Mr Phillips and Fragrant Harbour, and two works of non-fiction:Family Romance, a memoir; and Whoops!: Why everyone owes everyone and no one can pay, a book about the global financial crisis. He is married, has two children and lives in London.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by John Lanchester

Capital by John Lanchester
Capital
John Lanchester
The lives of a disparate group of characters based on a street in London - Pepys Road. We dart quickly between their stories, building up portraits of each and leading us through the dramas of their mostly separate lives. It's...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2015
Capital by John Lanchester
Capital
John Lanchester
January 2013 Book of the Month. Shortlisted for the Specsavers National Book Awards 'UK Author of the Year' 2012. The lives of a disparate group of characters based on a street in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/01/2013
Capital by John Lanchester
Capital
John Lanchester
Shortlisted for the Specsavers National Book Awards 'UK Author of the Year' 2012. Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 22 March 2012. Capital is a post-crash state-of-the nation novel told with compassion and humour, featuring a cast...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/03/2012

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