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Tim Parks


(Timothy L Parks)
UK flag (b.1954)

aka John MacDowell

Tim Parks studied at Cambridge and Harvard. He lives near Verona with his wife and three children. His novel Europa was shortlisted for the Booker Prize.

Genres: Literary Fiction
 
Series
Morris Duckworth
   1. Juggling the Stars (1990)
     aka Cara Massimina
   2. Mimi's Ghost (2001)
   3. Painting Death (2014)
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Novels
   Tongues of Flame (1985)
   Loving Roger (1986)
   Home Thoughts (1987)
   Family Planning (1989)
   Goodness (1991)
   Shear (1993)
   Europa (1997)
   Destiny (1999)
   Judge Savage (2003)
   Rapids (2005)
   Cleaver (2006)
   Dreams of Rivers and Seas (2008)
   The Server (2012)
     aka Sex Is Forbidden
   The Prince (2014) (with Niccolo Machiavelli)
   Thomas and Mary (2016)
   In Extremis (2017)
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Collections
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Non fiction
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Awards
Betty Trask Award Best First Novel winner (1986) : Tongues of Flame
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (1997) : Europa


Tim Parks recommends
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I Am God (2019)
Giacomo Sartori
"A playful, exciting, mockingly modern voice, translated, what’s more, by one of the few translators who can really make the Italian vernacular sing truly and fluently in English."

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