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D.J. Taylor - Author


D. J. Taylor is a writer and critic. He is the author of seven novels: Great Eastern Land (1986); Real Life (1992); English Settlement (1996); Trespass (1998), The Comedy Man (2001), Kept: A Victorian Mystery (2006) and Ask Alice (2009). His books of non-fiction include After the War: The Novel and England Since 1945 (1993); A Vain Conceit: British fiction in the 1980s (1989), and Bright Young People: The Rise and Fall of a Generation 1918-1940. He is also well known for his biographies: Thackeray (1999); and Orwell: The Life, which won the 2003 Whitbread Biography Award.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by D.J. Taylor

Wrote for Luck by D.J. Taylor
Wrote for Luck
D.J. Taylor
Fifteen short stories, his first collection since 1997 although only five are new. The other ten have been either broadcast and then printed or published in magazines. He is a very fine writer teasing out the idiosyncrasies of his characters...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/01/2015
What You Didn't Miss Part 94 A Book of Literary Parodies as Featured in Private Eye by D.J. Taylor
What You Didn't Miss Part 94 A Book of Literary Parodies as Featured in Private Eye
D.J. Taylor
A witty compilation of entertaining literary spoofs mocking the great and good of British writing. This alternative history of English literature is a perfect Christmas gift for any book lover.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/09/2012

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