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Nicholas Royle


UK flag (1963 - )

Nicholas is Professor of English at the University of Sussex. He was born is Cheshire and has written for TIME OUT, GUARDIAN, INDEPENDENT, OBSERVER and others. He lives in West London with his wife and son.
 
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Short stories
The Comfort of Strangers
Futility Room
Glory
The Swing
Irrelativity (1986)
The Dandelion Woman (1988)
Archway (1989)
Saxophone (1989)
X (1989)
Negatives (1990)
Crispy Notes (1991)
Moving Out (1991)
The Last Drop (1992)
Night Shift Sister (1992)
The Crucian Pit [short story] (1993)
The Editor (1993)
Flying into Naples (1993)
The Big Game (1994)
The Homecoming (1994)World Fantasy (nominee)
The Trees (1994)
Lacuna (1995)
The Lagoon (1995)
Kingyo no fun (1996)
Skin Deep (1996)
Magical Thinking (1997)
Mbo (1997)
Question Seven (1997)
Auteur (1998)
The Blue Posts (1998)
Jack (1998)
The Roundabout (1999)British Fantasy Society (nominee)
The Proposal (2000)


Awards
World Fantasy Best Short Story nominee (1995) : The Homecoming
British Fantasy Society Best Novel nominee (1997) : The Matter of the Heart
British Fantasy Society Best Short Story nominee (1999) : The Roundabout


Nicholas Royle recommends
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The Cardamom Club (2003)
Jon Stock
"Shades of Greene - in this tense spy thriller with a difference, Jon Stock's Kerala is vividly rendered. Recommended."
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Weirdmonger (2003)
D F Lewis
"Keep Weirdmonger by your bed, and when you wake up, you wont be sure if whats running through your head are the remains of your dreams or fragmented memories of the story you read before drifting off to sleep."
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High John the Conqueror (2006)
Jim Younger
"Younger writes with great vigour and playfulness."
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Pictures from Hopper (2011)
Neil Campbell
"A vital short story writer, in touch with people and the natural and constructed worlds around us."
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The Harlequin (2015)
Nina Allan
"An outstanding, resonant piece of work."

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