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Alison Moore's first novel, The Lighthouse, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the National Book Awards (New Writer of the Year), winning the McKitterick Prize. Both The Lighthouse and her second novel, He Wants, were Observer Books of the Year. Her shorter fiction has been included in Best British Short Stories and Best British Horror anthologies, broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra and collected in The Pre-War House and Other Stories. Born in Manchester in 1971, she lives near Nottingham with her husband Dan and son Arthur.

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The Pre-War House by Alison Moore
The Pre-War House
Alison Moore
Alison Moore is an exceptional author whose writing explores the dark, unsettling and unsafe areas of everyday life. With this collection of short stories, as with her Man Booker shortlisted The Lighthouse, don’t expect cheerful redemption and sugar coated happy...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2016
He Wants by Alison Moore
Reader Reviewed He Wants
Alison Moore
This is an evocative novel about a soon to retire teacher that cleverly interconnects snapshots of his childhood and his life since but drawn to the front of his mind by events and thoughts in the here and now and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2014
The Pre-War House and Other Stories by Alison Moore
The Pre-War House and Other Stories
Alison Moore
Alison Moore is an exceptional author whose writing explores the dark, unsettling and unsafe areas of everyday life. With this collection of short stories, as with her Man Booker shortlisted The Lighthouse, don’t expect cheerful redemption and sugar coated happy...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/05/2013
The Lighthouse by Alison Moore
The Lighthouse
Alison Moore
Winner of the McKitterick Prize 2013. Shortlisted for the Specsavers National Book Awards 'New Writer of the Year' 2012. Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2012. This was Lovereading's favourite to win the 2012 Man Booker Prize....
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2012

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