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Graeme Macrae Burnet

UK flag (1967 - )

Graeme Macrae Burnet is one of Scotland s brightest literary talents. Born and brought up in Kilmarnock, he spent some years working as an English teacher in Prague, Bordeaux, Porto and London, before returning to Glasgow and working for eight years for various independent television companies. He has degrees in English Literature and International Security Studies from Glasgow and St Andrews universities respectively.

His first novel, The Disappearance of Adèle Bedeau (Contraband, 2014), received a New Writer's Award from the Scottish Book Trust, was longlisted for the Waverton Good Read Award and was a minor cult hit.

His second novel, His Bloody Project, has been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2016.
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (2016) : His Bloody Project