Glen Duncan





Glen Duncan

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Bolton, Lancashire, England, The United Kingdom
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Glen Duncan is a British author born in 1965 in Bolton, Lancashire, England to an Anglo-Indian family. He studied philosophy and literature at the universities of Lancaster and Exeter. In 1990 Duncan moved to London, where he worked as a bookseller for four years, writing in his spare time. In 1994 he visited India with his father (part roots odyssey, part research for a later work, The Bloodstone Papers) before continuing on to the United States, where he spent several months travelling the country by Amtrak train, writing much of what would become his first novel, Hope, published to critical acclaim on both sides of the Atlantic in 1997. Duncan lives in London. Recently, his 2002 novel I, Lucifer has had the film rights purchased, with ac...more


Average rating: 3.58 · 18,822 ratings · 3,165 reviews · 13 distinct works · Similar authors
The Last Werewolf (The Last...
3.47 of 5 stars 3.47 avg rating — 9,683 ratings — published 2011 — 38 editions
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I, Lucifer
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 5,440 ratings — published 2002 — 19 editions
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Talulla Rising (The Last We...
3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 2,352 ratings — published 2011 — 24 editions
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Death of an Ordinary Man
3.4 of 5 stars 3.40 avg rating — 644 ratings — published 2004 — 6 editions
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By Blood We Live (The Last ...
3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 524 ratings — published 2014 — 13 editions
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Weathercock
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 213 ratings — published 2003 — 3 editions
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A Day and a Night and a Day...
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 191 ratings — published 2009 — 14 editions
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Hope
3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 169 ratings — published 1997 — 4 editions
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Love Remains
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 127 ratings — published 2000 — 5 editions
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The Bloodstone Papers
3.36 of 5 stars 3.36 avg rating — 148 ratings — published 2006 — 12 editions
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August 2011, Glen Duncan
"His Vacation Reading—Great Stylists: Turn to these prose masters recommended by the author of The Last Werewolf, a bloody yet philosophical tale." ...More

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“Kneecaps only exist to get hit with claw-hammers; grace only exists to be fallen from.”
Glen Duncan, I, Lucifer

“Just because life's meaningless doesn't mean we can't experience it meaningfully.”
Glen Duncan, The Last Werewolf

“Coffee justifies the existence of the word 'aroma'.”
Glen Duncan, I, Lucifer

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