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Adam Thirlwell


UK flag (b.1978)

Adam Thirlwell was born in 1978. His first novel, Politics, was translated into thirty languages. In 2003, he was chosen as one of Granta's Best British Novelists under forty. He lives in London.
 
Novels
   Politics (2003)
   The Escape (2009)
   Kapow! (2012)
   Lurid & Cute (2013)
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Anthologies edited
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Non fiction
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Awards
Betty Trask Award Best First Novel nominee (2003) : Politics


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