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Mark Haddon


UK flag (1962 - )

Mark Haddon is an author, illustrator and screenwriter who has written fifteen books for children and won two BAFTAs. He lives in Oxford.
 
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Awards
James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (2003) : The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Whitbread Prize Best Novel winner (2003) : The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Costa Book Awards Best Novel nominee (2006) : A Spot of Bother


Mark Haddon recommends
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Train (2003)
Pete Dexter
"The best new novel I read this year."
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How I Live Now (2004)
Meg Rosoff
"That rare, rare thing, a first novel with a sustained, magical and utterly faultless voice. After five pages I knew that she couls persuade me to believe almost anything."
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The Raw Shark Texts (2005)
Steven Hall
"The bastard love child of The Matrix, Jaws and The Da Vinci Code. Very entertaining. "
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Even the Dogs (2010)
Jon McGregor
"A rare combination of profound empathy and wonderful writing."
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Golden Hill (2016)
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Francis Spufford
"Addictively readable."
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The Girls (2016)
Emma Cline
"I don’t know which is more amazing, Emma Cline’s understanding of human beings or her mastery of language."


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