Glen Duncan





Glen Duncan

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Bolton, Lancashire, England, The United Kingdom
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Aka Saul Black.

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 pur
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Average rating: 3.58 · 23,389 ratings · 3,685 reviews · 11 distinct works · Similar authors
The Last Werewolf (The Last...
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I, Lucifer
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Talulla Rising (The Last We...
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By Blood We Live (The Last ...
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Death of an Ordinary Man
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Weathercock
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A Day and a Night and a Day...
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Hope
3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 200 ratings — published 1997 — 7 editions
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Love Remains
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 158 ratings — published 2000 — 5 editions
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The Bloodstone Papers
3.44 of 5 stars 3.44 avg rating — 172 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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