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Matt Thorne


UK flag (b.1974)

Matt Thorne has published five adult novels to widespread critical acclaim, co-edited the anthology 'All Hail the New Puritans', and is a regular reviewer for the Independent on Sunday.
 
Series
39 Castles
   1. Greengrove Castle (2004)
   2. Clearheart Castle (2005)
   The White Castle (2005)
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Novels
   Tourist (1998)
   Eight Minutes Idle (1999)
   Dreaming of Strangers (2000)
   Pictures of You (2001)
   Child Star (2003)
   Cherry (2004)
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Anthologies edited
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Matt Thorne recommends
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Hourglass (2022)
Keiran Goddard
"This is high-wire writing: a novel where every sentence counts. They add up to something profoundly honest and truly magical."
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Dance Prone (2020)
David Coventry
"Taught and intelligent, this story of music, trauma and artistic ambition has all the precision, spookiness and elegance of the best post-rock."
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Self & I (2018)
Matthew de Abaitua
"Utterly Compelling."

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Anthologies containing stories by Matt Thorne
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Perverted by Language (2007)
Fiction inspired by The Fall
edited by
Peter Wild
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Tell Tales (2004)
The Anthology of Short Stories
edited by
Courttia Newland and Nii Ayikwei Parkes
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The Mammoth Book of Tales from the Road (2002)
Tales of Life on the Move
(The Mammoth Book of ...)
edited by
Maxim Jakubowski

Awards
Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (2004) : Cherry


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