Christopher Wilson

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Christopher Wilson has written several novels, including - Gallimauf's Gospel, Baa, Blueglass, Mischief, Fou, The Wurd, The Ballad of Lee Cotton, Nookie, and The Zoo. His work has been translated into several languages, adapted for the stage, long-listed for the Booker Prize, twice shortlisted for the Whitbread Fiction Prize, and shortlisted for the Historical Writers Association Gold Crown.

Chris wrote a doctorate on the psychology of humour at The London School of Economics, worked as a research psychologist at University College London, The London Hospital and The Arts Council, and lectured for ten years at London University Goldsmiths College. He has taught creative writing in prisons, at university and for The Arvon Foundation.

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Average rating: 3.71 · 1,071 ratings · 158 reviews · 7 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Zoo

3.64 avg rating — 854 ratings — published 2017 — 15 editions
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Cotton

3.65 avg rating — 755 ratings — published 2005 — 11 editions
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Mischief

4.13 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 1992 — 3 editions
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Blueglass

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 1991 — 3 editions
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The Wurd

3.21 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 1995 — 2 editions
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Baa: the adventures of a ge...

3.88 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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Fou

3.40 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1992 — 4 editions
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Gallimauf's Gospel

4.50 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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