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Philip Hensher

Philip Hensher Eamonn McCabe

Philip Hensher is a columnist for The Independent, an arts critic for The Spectator, and one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists. He has written one collection of short stories, a book on handwriting called The Missing Ink, and eight novels, including The Mulberry Empire, King of the Badgers, and The Northern Clemency, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. He lives in South London and Geneva.

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Scenes from Early Life

Philip Hensher

From the Man Booker–short-listed author of The Northern Clemency, a family and a nation—Bangladesh—are forged through storytelling, conversation, jokes, feuds, blood, songs,...

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The Missing Ink

Philip Hensher

When Philip Hensher realized that he didn’t know what a close friend’s handwriting looked like (“bold or crabbed, sloping or upright, italic or rounded, elegant or...

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King of the Badgers

Philip Hensher

A Washington Post Notable Fiction Book for 2011One of The Telegraph’s Best Fiction Books 2011Far from London’s crime and pollution, Hanmouth’s...

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