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Description - Tales of Persuasion by Philip Hensher

Ten daring stories from `a writer who seems capable of anything' (Guardian), the Booker Prize-shortlisted Philip HensherBackdrops vary in this collection of stories from the author of The Northern Clemency - from turmoil in Sudan following the death of a politician in a plane crash, to southern India where a Soho hedonist starts to envisage the crump and soar of munitions. Each story, regardless of location, reveals a great writer at the peak of his powers.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780007459650
ISBN-10: 0007459653
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 22mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Fourth Estate Ltd
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publish Date: 9-Feb-2017
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Philip Hensher

Philip Hensher has written nine novels, including The Mulberry Empire, the Booker-shortlisted The Northern Clemency, King of the Badgers and Scenes from Early Life, which won the Ondaatje Prize in 2012. He is Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Bath Spa and lives in South London and Geneva.

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