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Tales of Persuasion
Author: Philip Hensher

ISBN: 9780007459636
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 26 April 2016
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.5 x 14.1 x 3.2
Description:
Backdrops vary in this collection of stories from the author of The Northern Clemency - from turmoil in Sudan following the death of a politician in a plane crash, to southern India where a Soho hedonist starts to envisage the crump and soar of munitions. Each story, regardless of location, reveals a great writer at the peak of his powers.

About the Author

Philip Hensher has written nine novels, including The Mulberry Empire, the Booker-shortlisted The Northern Clemency, King of the Badgers and Scenes from Early Life, which won the Ondaatje Prize in 2012. He is Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Bath Spa and lives in South London and Geneva.

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