Are you between 5 and 25? If so, enter the Wicked Young Writer Awards NOW - click here for details...

book price comparison
Search our site
A Long Way from Home by Cathy Glass Read the opening extract of the brand new Cathy Glass book before its publication on 22/02/2018

Iain Pears Book and Novel

Iain Pears - Author


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 Ian McEwan, A S Byatt and Stuart Clark.

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: 26/08/2015
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

Loading other books by Iain Pears...


Author Info

Author's Facebook

Find Iain Pears on Facebook

Author's Facebook Latest

Loading facebook updates...

Did you know

At Lovereading you can download and read an Opening Extract and an online review of books by Iain Pears and hundreds of other authors.

Author 'Like for Like' recommendations


I love the 'like for like' author recommendations, it's like an old friend whispering in your ear.

Emma Caddick

A well laid out site, I love the fact that is separates paranormal fiction from fantasy and horror, which other sites don't.

Jen Rainbow

Books of the month/debuts of the month, kids/adults, fiction/non-fiction, free prize draws and free extracts, what's not to love?

Emma Smith

For me, to read is to learn, to reflect, to escape, to think, to contemplate and my time for space and calm.

Sally Ellsmore

The best new books on the market, reviewed honestly, to give your readers the best choices.

Julie Cook

You'll always find what you never knew you were looking for and you're always spoilt for choice.

Helen Jones

Lovereading is a wonderful way to expand my literary horizons, discover inspiring authors & get the chance to read new novels first. #loveit

Zarina de Ruiter

Because of Lovereading I have broadened my reading horizons with some really great books that I probably would never have chosen myself.

Susan Walsh

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools