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Olivia Fane


UK flag (b.1960)

Olivia Fane was born in 1960. She studied classics at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, trained as a probation officer, and worked as a psychiatric social worker. She lives with her husband and five sons in West Sussex. Her first novel, Landing on Clouds, won a Betty Trask prize and an Arts Council award, and received highly favourable reviews.
 
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Awards
Betty Trask Award Best First Novel nominee (1993) : Landing on Clouds


Olivia Fane recommends
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Raffy's Shapes (2006)
Tamar Hodes
"Extraordinary... a must."