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Jim Powell

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Jim Powell's novel, Trading Futures, was published by Picador on 10 March 2016. It relates the desperate, and sometimes hilarious, mid-life crisis of 60-year-old City trader, Matthew Oxenhay.

His first novel, The Breaking of Eggs, deals with the impact of fascism and communism on 20th century Europe. It was published in 2010 by Weidenfeld & Nicolson (UK) and Penguin (USA).

Jim Powell was amongst the 12 of the Best New Novelists chosen by BBC2s The Culture Show in March 2011.