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Simon Wroe

Simon Wroe is a chef turned author whose first novel Chop Chop was shortlisted for the prestigious 2014 Costa First Novel Award. With the book just out in paperback, Barney Evison met Simon to discuss writing, cheffing and sadistic head chefs.
Costa Book Awards Best First Novel nominee (2014) : Chop Chop
Betty Trask Award Best First Novel nominee (2015) : Chop Chop
Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Writing Best Book nominee (2017) : Here Comes Trouble

Simon Wroe recommends
In Our Mad and Furious City (2018)
Guy Gunaratne
"A blazing, swaggering, polyphonic debut. Here is London through the eyes of those 'with elsewhere in their blood'. Gunaratne has a ventriloquist's command of voice, a film-maker's eye, and talent to burn."

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