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Melissa Harrison - Author


Melissa Harrison's debut novel Clay won the Portsmouth First Fiction Award, was selected for Amazon's 'Rising Stars' programme and chosen by Ali Smith as a Book of the Year for 2013. A freelance writer, occasional photographer and columnist for The Times, the Weekend FT and the Guardian, she lives in south London. @M_Z_Harrison

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At Hawthorn Time by Melissa Harrison
At Hawthorn Time
Melissa Harrison
Longlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2016. Shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award 2015. Building to an extraordinary climax over the course of one spring month, At Hawthorn Time is both a clear-eyed picture of rural Britain, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/02/2016
At Hawthorn Time by Melissa Harrison
At Hawthorn Time
Melissa Harrison
Shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award 2015. Building to an extraordinary climax over the course of one spring month, At Hawthorn Time is both a clear-eyed picture of rural Britain, and a heartbreaking exploration of love, land and loss. Costa...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970

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