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Iain Pears was born in 1955, educated at Wadham College, Oxford and won the Getty Scholarship to Yale University. He has worked as a journalist, an art historian and a television consultant. He is the author of many books, including the bestselling An Instance of the Fingerpost and The Dream Of Scipio.

He lives with his wife and son in Oxford.

If you like Iain Pears you might also like to read books by A S Byatt, Ian McEwan and Janet Gleeson.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Iain Pears

Arcadia by Iain Pears
Arcadia
Iain Pears
In the basement of a professor's house in 1960s Oxford, fifteen-year-old Rosie goes in search of a missing cat - and instead finds herself in a different world. Anterwold is a sun-drenched land of storytellers, prophecies and ritual. But is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/09/2015
Stone's Fall by Iain Pears
Stone's Fall
Iain Pears
Featured on The TV Book Club on More4 on 25 July 2010. Shortlisted for the inaugural Walter Scott Prize for historical fiction 2010. A brilliantly plotted novel tracing back through John Stones’s life in three distinct segments...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/06/2010
Portrait by Iain Pears
Portrait
Iain Pears
Coming straight into paperback only, a beautifully produced book with flaps and coloured pictures of some of the paintings brushed over in this extraordinary monologue. Powerful, erudite, menacing, dark, disturbing and strangely gripping, this is a short (224 pages), atmospheric,...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 07/08/2006

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