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Lesley Glaister


UK flag (1956 - )
Wife of Andrew Greig

Lesley  was born in Wellingborough and teaches a Masters Degree in Writing at Sheffield Hallam University.

She is the author of many novels, including Honour Thy Father, which won the Somerset Maugham Award and a Betty Trask Award.
 
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Awards
Betty Trask Award Best First Novel nominee (1991) : Honour Thy Father


Lesley Glaister recommends
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Little Sister (1998)
Carol Birch
"Illuminates that fine, sharp line between humour and sadness and brilliantly tackles the love, hate, resentment, pride that is often felt between siblings."
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Skin and Bone (1998)
Gareth Creer
"Shocking and grimly funny... threaded with thrillerish tension."
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Tommy Glover's Sketch of Heaven (2005)
Jane Bailey
"Absorbing, compelling and intensely moving."
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My Perfect Silence (2006)
Penelope Evans
"Uneasily funny, sad and terrifying. I read the book very quickly, hardly daring to put it down."
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The House at Midnight (2008)
Lucie Whitehouse
"An exciting, romantic, gripping story of secrets and suspense --- at once modern and classic in its form and content. I predict a big hit!"
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Falling Through Clouds (2010)
Anna Chilvers
"It's a serious page turner. Moving, witty and thoroughly engrossing."

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