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Lawrence Norfolk

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Lawrence Norfolk was born in London in 1963. He read English at King's College, London, graduating in 1986. He began teaching, studied for a Ph.D., and worked as a freelance writer on a number of reference books, contributing articles and reviews to magazines and journals including the Times Literary Supplement.Lawrence Norfolk lives in London.
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Novel nominee (1998) : The Pope's Rhinoceros
James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (2000) : In the Shape of a Boar

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A Net for Small Fishes (2021)
Lucy Jago
"The Thelma and Louise of the seventeenth century: two mismatched heroines, two grittily textured lives, an outrageous plot (true!), sex, politics, and a gut-wrenching ending."

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