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The Patrick Melrose Novels

Basis for the Showtime mini-series starring Benedict Cumberbatch

By turns harrowing and hilarious, the ambitious Patrick Melrose Novels dissect the English upper class. Edward St. Aubyn offers his reader the often darkly funny and self-loathing world of privilege as we follow Patrick Melrose’s story of abuse, addiction, and recovery from the age of five into early middle age.

“St. Aubyn writes with exquisite control and a brilliant comic touch…An intelligent and surprisingly hopeful novel…one of the best fictional cycles in contemporary fiction.” —The Boston Globe (on At Last)

  • At Last
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    • At Last

    • The Patrick Melrose Novels (Volume 5)
      Edward St. Aubyn
      Picador

    • A New York Times Notable Book of the Year
      A Time Magazine Best Book of the Year
      An Esquire Best Book of Year

      "Beautifully...

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  • Mother's Milk
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    • Mother's Milk

    • The Patrick Melrose Novels (Volume 4)
      Edward St. Aubyn
      Picador

    • Now a 5-Part Limited Event Series on Showtime, Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Blythe Danner

      Man Booker–shortlisted Mother's Milk, the fourth...

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  • Some Hope
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    • Some Hope

    • The Patrick Melrose Novels (Volume 3)
      Edward St. Aubyn
      Picador

    • Now a 5-Part Limited Event Series on Showtime, Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Blythe Danner


      Some Hope, the third installment in Edward...

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  • Bad News
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    • Bad News

    • The Patrick Melrose Novels (Volume 2)
      Edward St. Aubyn
      Picador

    • Now a 5-Part Limited Event Series on Showtime, Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Blythe Danner

      In Bad News, the second installment in Edward...

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  • Never Mind
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    • Never Mind

    • The Patrick Melrose Novels (Volume 1)
      Edward St. Aubyn
      Picador

    • Now a 5-Part Limited Event Series on Showtime, Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Blythe Danner

      Never Mind
      , the first installment in Edward St....

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  • Patrick Melrose
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    • Patrick Melrose

    • The Patrick Melrose Novels
      Edward St. Aubyn
      Picador

    • Collected into one volume for the first time, all five installments of Edward St. Aubyn's celebrated Patrick Melrose novels

      Now an Emmy® award...

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  • The Patrick Melrose Novels
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    • The Patrick Melrose Novels

    • The Patrick Melrose Novels
      Edward St. Aubyn; Read By Alex Jennings
      Macmillan Audio

    • NATIONAL BESTSELLER

      An Atlantic Magazine Best Book of the Year
      A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year

      "The Melrose Novels...

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Edward St. Aubyn

Edward St. Aubyn was born in London. His acclaimed Patrick Melrose novels are Never Mind, Bad News, Some Hope, Mother's Milk (winner of the Prix Femina étranger and short-listed for the Man Booker Prize), and At Last. The series was made into a BAFTA Award–winning Sky Atlantic TV series starring Benedict Cumberbatch. St. Aubyn is also the author of A Clue to the Exit, On the Edge (short-listed for the Guardian Fiction Prize), Lost for Words (winner of the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize), and Dunbar, his reimagining of King Lear for the Hogarth Shakespeare project.

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Alex Jennings

Edward St. Aubyn was born in London in 1960. He is the author of A Clue to the Exit, On the Edge, and the highly-accalimed cycle of novels about the Melrose family, including At Last and Mother's Milk, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize.

Alex Jennings