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Mark Haddon

UK flag (b.1962)

Mark Haddon is an author, illustrator and screenwriter who has written fifteen books for children and won two BAFTAs. He lives in Oxford.

Genres: Children's Fiction, Literary Fiction, Horror
Non fiction
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
Train (2003)
Pete Dexter
"The best new novel I read this year."
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."
The Raw Shark Texts (2005)
Steven Hall
"The bastard love child of The Matrix, Jaws and The Da Vinci Code. Very entertaining."
Even the Dogs (2010)
Jon McGregor
"A rare combination of profound empathy and wonderful writing."
Golden Hill (2016)
(Old New York )
Francis Spufford
"Addictively readable."
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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