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Emily Woof - Author


Born in Newcastle Upon Tyne, Emily Woof has written for stage, film and radio. She wrote and directed Meeting Helen for FilmFour, and directed the prize-winning short film Between The Wars. She has also worked as a trapeze artist and actor; her screen credits include Oliver Twist, The Full Monty, Pandaemonium, This Year's Love and Velvet Goldmine. Her first novel The Whole Wide Beauty was published to great acclaim in 2010. She lives in London with her husband and two children.

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If you like Emily Woof you might also like to read books by Jeffrey Eugenides, Alan Hollinghurst and David Nicholls.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Emily Woof

The Lightning Tree by Emily Woof
The Lightning Tree
Emily Woof
'A wonderful book about two people whose paths cross throughout their lives and whereas we know they should be together, they do not. Beautifully written and lightly philosophical, it is also a page-turning gem as Ursula pursues her dreams, goes...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/02/2016
The Lightning Tree by Emily Woof
The Lightning Tree
Emily Woof
A wonderful book about two people whose paths cross throughout their lives and whereas we know they should be together, they do not. Beautifully written and lightly philosophical, it is also a page-turning gem as Ursula pursues her dreams, goes...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/01/2015

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