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Andrew Miller


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Andrew Miller was born in Bristol in 1960. He has lived in Spain, Japan, Ireland and France, and currently lives in Somerset. His first novel, INGENIOUS PAIN, was published by Sceptre in 1997 and won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction, the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and the Grinzane Cavour prize in Italy. His second novel, CASANOVA, was published in 1998, followed by OXYGEN, which was shortlisted for the Whitbread Novel Award and the Booker Prize in 2001, and THE OPTIMISTS, published in 2005.
 

Genres: Historical, General Fiction
 
New and upcoming books
October 2024

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The Land in Winter
 
Novels
   Ingenious Pain (1997)
   Casanova (1998)
   Oxygen (2001)
   The Optimists (2005)
   One Morning Like a Bird (2008)
   Pure (2011)
   The Crossing (2015)
   Now We Shall Be Entirely Free (2018)
   The Slowworm's Song (2022)
   The Land in Winter (2024)
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Andrew Miller recommends
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Burntcoat (2021)
Sarah Hall
"Wonderful. Sarah Hall manages to infuse a whole novel with the intensity of one of her stories. The writing goes down smoking hot onto the page. Above all, it is the feeling of all this coming out of the writer's depths that makes it so compelling. This will be among the very best of pandemic books."
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A Net for Small Fishes (2021)
Lucy Jago
"A fabulous book. Frankie and Anne's world is not just brilliantly evoked but brilliantly sustained. Lucy Jago doesn't make a single false step. And it's exciting!"
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Archipelago (2012)
Monique Roffey
"Beautifully done... a brilliant piece of storytelling."

Books containing stories by Andrew Miller
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Clones, Fairies & Monsters in the Closet (2013)
edited by
Bill Oliver

Awards
2011 Costa Book Award for Best Novel : Pure
1999 Dublin Literary Award : Ingenious Pain
1997 James Tait Black Memorial Prize : Ingenious Pain

Award nominations
2019 Walter Scott Prize for Best Historical Novel (nominee) : Now We Shall Be Entirely Free
2013 Dublin Literary Award (nominee) : Pure
2012 Walter Scott Prize for Best Historical Novel (nominee) : Pure
2001 Whitbread Prize for Best Novel (nominee) : Oxygen
2001 Booker Prize (shortlist) : Oxygen


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