Jim Crace





Jim Crace

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in Hertfordshire, England, The United Kingdom
March 01, 1946

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James "Jim" Crace is a contemporary English writer. The winner of numerous awards, Crace also has a large popular following. He currently lives in the Moseley area of Birmingham with his wife. They have two children, Thomas Charles Crace (born 1981) and the actress Lauren Rose Crace, who played Danielle Jones in EastEnders.

Crace grew up with his siblings Richard, Cyril, and Graham in Forty Hill, an area at the far northern point of Greater London, close to Enfield where Crace attended Enfield Grammar School. He studied for a degree at the Birmingham College of Commerce (now part of Birmingham City University), where he was enrolled as an external student of the University of London. After securing a BA (Hons) in English Literature in 1968,
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Average rating: 3.62 · 11,875 ratings · 1,648 reviews · 14 distinct works · Similar authors
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Being Dead
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Quarantine
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The Pesthouse
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Arcadia
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Signals of Distress: A Novel
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All That Follows
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“There's solace in the thought that I will never finish missing her.”
Jim Crace, Harvest

“There is no remedy for death--or birth--except to hug the spaces in between. Live loud. Live wide. Live tall.”
Jim Crace, Being Dead

“...crushed between the fears of going forward and the dread of going back.”
Jim Crace, The Pesthouse

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