Adam Thirlwell

Adam Thirlwell
Eamon McCabe

Adam Thirlwell was born in London in 1978. He is the author of two novels, Politics, and The Escape. In 2003, Granta listed him among its 20 best young British novelists. His much-praised book on the international art of the novel, The Delighted States, won the Somerset Maugham Award in 2008. His work has been translated into 30 languages.


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The Escape

Adam Thirlwell
Picador

'The more I knew of Haffner,' writes Adam Thirlwell in The Escape, 'the more real he became, this was true. And, simultaneously, Haffner disappeared.'   In...


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The Delighted States

Adam Thirlwell
Picador

Praised by Tom Stoppard, A.S. Byatt, and critics in the U.S. and the U.K., Thirlwell assembles a playful compendium of anecdotes, photographs, illustrations,...


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