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Alex Preston


UK flag (1979 - )

Alex Preston was born in 1979. He lives in London with his wife and two children. His first novel, This Bleeding City, won the Spear's and Edinburgh Festival first book prizes. Alex is a regular panelist on the BBC Review Show and writes a fortnightly column in the New Statesman. He studied English under Tom Paulin at Hertford College, Oxford.
 
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What I Did (2011)
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"Excellent . . . Dark but uplifting."
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The Art of Waiting (2015)
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"A profoundly moving novel with echoes of Vasily Grossman that sweeps you from Russia to Italy over the course of a gripping, richly evocative and atmospheric tale."

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