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Eleanor Catton was born in 1985 in Canada and raised in New Zealand. She completed an MA in Creative Writing at Victoria University in 2007 and won the Adam Prize in Creative Writing for The Rehearsal. She was the recipient of the 2008 Glenn Schaeffer Fellowship to study for a year at the prestigious Iowa Writers' Workshop in the US and went on to hold a position as Adjunct Professor of Creative Writing there, teaching Creative Writing and Popular Culture. Eleanor won a 2010 New Generation Award. She now lives in Wellington, New Zealand.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Eleanor Catton

The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
The Luminaries
Eleanor Catton
Longlisted for the 2014 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction. Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2013. One of the longest Booker winners by the youngest ever author to win, 28 year old Catton’s masterpiece is an historical mystery set...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/04/2014
The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
The Luminaries
Eleanor Catton
Longlisted for the 2014 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction. Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2013. The astonishing and epic second novel from the prize-winning author of The Rehearsal. Written in pitch-perfect historical register, richly evoking a mid-19th century...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2013

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