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Tim Pears


UK flag (b.1956)

Tim was born in Devon, and left school at sixteen. He has worked in a wide variety of jobs and is a graduate of the National Film and Television School.

His first novel, In the Place of Fallen Leaves, won the Hawthornden Prize for Literature and the Ruth Hadden Memorial Award. His second novel, In a Land of Plenty, has been adapted for television and is now a major BBC television series.
 

Genres: Literary Fiction, Historical
 
Series
West Country Trilogy
   1. The Horseman (2017)
   2. The Wanderers (2018)
   3. The Redeemed (2019)
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Novels
   In the Place of Fallen Leaves (1993)
   In a Land of Plenty (1997)
   A Revolution of the Sun (2000)
   Wake Up (2002)
   Blenheim Orchard (2007)
   Landed (2010)
   Disputed Land (2011)
   In the Light of Morning (2014)
   Run to the Western Shore (2023)
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Tim Pears recommends
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The Oath (2021)
(Druid Chronicles, book 1)
A M Linden
"Thrilling historical fiction with heart and soul."
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We Are Not in The World (2021)
Conor O'Callaghan
"A whirlpool of memories, regrets and hopes."
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The Lost Lights of St Kilda (2020)
Elisabeth Gifford
"A moving story simply and beautifully told."

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Anthologies containing stories by Tim Pears
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Stories of Hope and Wonder (2020)
In Support of the UK's Healthcare Workers

Awards
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Novel nominee (2012) : Landed
Walter Scott Prize Best Historical Novel nominee (2020) : The Redeemed


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