Louis de Bernières
Louis de Bernières is the author of eight critically acclaimed novels and one collection of short stories. He was selected by Granta magazine as one of the twenty Best of Young British Novelists in 1993. Captain Corelli’s Mandolin (1994) was an international bestseller and won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize. A Partisan’s Daughter (2008) was short-listed for the Costa Novel Award. His second collection of poetry, Of Love and Desire, was published in 2016. And his new novel, So Much Life Left Over, was published by Harvill Secker in July 2018. In November 2018, Harvill Secker will publish Louis’ third collection of poetry, The Cat in the Treble Clef, which looks at family and the connections we make through place, time, music and love.
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