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Peter Hobbs grew up in Cornwall and Yorkshire, and lives in London. The Short Day Dying was shortlisted for the 2005 Whitbread First Novel Award. His stories have been published in Zembla and New Writing 13.

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The Short Day Dying by Peter Hobbs
The Short Day Dying
Peter Hobbs
Shortlisted for the Whitbread First Novel Award. In a magical act of lyrical ventriloquism, Peter Hobbs' debut novel recreates a world on the brink of change and a character at the edge of crisis. Gloriously redemptive, powerful and compassionate, The...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 16/03/2006
I Could Ride All Day In My Cool Blue Train by Peter Hobbs
I Could Ride All Day In My Cool Blue Train
Peter Hobbs
Very enjoyable, thought provoking and inventive collection of comic, heartfelt and fantastical stories. The author’s talent for telling something in 20 words when others would take 100 is supreme.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/02/2006
The Short Day Dying by Peter Hobbs
The Short Day Dying
Peter Hobbs
Shortlisted for the Whitbread First Novel Award. In a magical act of lyrical ventriloquism, Peter Hobbs' debut novel recreates a world on the brink of change and a character at the edge of crisis. Gloriously redemptive, powerful and compassionate, The...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2005

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