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Clio Gray - Author


Clio Gray was born in Saltburn-by-the-Sea in Yorkshire but has spent the last twenty years in Ross-shire in the Scottish Highlands where she works as a librarian in the small market town of Tain. In 2004 she won the Harry Bowling First Novel Award and this led to the successful Stroop series of crime novels set in the Napoleonic Wars and published by Headline. She also won the Scotsman / Orange Award in 2006 for her short story I Should Have Listened Harder and has maintained a keen interest in short stories ever since.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Clio Gray

The Anatomist's Dream by Clio Gray
The Anatomist's Dream
Clio Gray
Longlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2016. Philbert is born with a 'taupe', a disfiguring inflammation of the skull. Abandoned and with only a pet pig for company, he eventually finds refuge in a traveling carnival before embarking...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/07/2015

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