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I've read Jamrach's, Scapegallows, The Naming of Eliza Quinn and Turn Again Home - all first rate books - I was curious as to Carol's first novels - 14 years lie between Turn Again Home & The Fog Line - Carol learned her craft well - Fog did not stir my emotions near so well as her later books - amazing really how she grew as an author. There are good bits but The Fog Line is such a mishmash in comparrison to her later creations - worth it though - I found a 1st print edition - great cover ...more
Carol Birch is the author of ten previous novels, including Scapegallows (2008) and Turn Again Home (2003) which was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. She has also won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize and the David Higham Award for Best First Novel. Jamrach's Menagerie was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and longlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction and the London Book Award.More about Carol Birch...