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Carys Bray - Author


Carys Bray was awarded the Scott Prize for her debut short-story collection, Sweet Home. Her first novel, A Song for Issy Bradley, was chosen for Radio 4’s Book at Bedtime and was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award and winner of the Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award 2015. She lives in Southport with her husband and four children.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Carys Bray

The Museum of You by Carys Bray
Reader Reviewed The Museum of You
Carys Bray
Now that Clover is twelve she can have a key to her home while her father drives the local bus and she can remain there alone. She has the allotment to water and tend and then the days of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/04/2017
The Museum of You by Carys Bray
Reader Reviewed The Museum of You
Carys Bray
July 2016 Book of the Month. Now that Clover is twelve she can have a key to her home while her father drives the local bus and she can remain there alone. She has the allotment...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/06/2016
Sweet Home by Carys Bray
Sweet Home
Carys Bray
In this prize-winning short story collection, Carys Bray weaves together moments of joy, heartache, sadness and unwavering love as told through seventeen very different notions of home.
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/02/2016
A Song for Issy Bradley by Carys Bray
Reader Reviewed A Song for Issy Bradley
Carys Bray
Shortlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2015. May 2015 Debut of the Month. A year in the life of a northern British Mormon family. ...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2015
A Song for Issy Bradley by Carys Bray
Reader Reviewed A Song for Issy Bradley
Carys Bray
One of the Top 10 books in the Lovereading Readers’ Choice Book of the Year 2014. One of our Books of the Year 2014. Shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2014. A year in the life of a northern...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/06/2014

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