,
Ali Shaw

Ali Shaw’s Followers (411)

member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
Chris
6,198 books | 1,365 friends

Kai Spe...
2,946 books | 4,996 friends

Andrew
461 books | 31 friends

James
5,424 books | 2,259 friends

Christo...
1,634 books | 981 friends

Ron
Ron
707 books | 21 friends

Tiziana
713 books | 103 friends

Alexand...
1,554 books | 80 friends

More friends…

Ali Shaw

Goodreads Author


Born
The United Kingdom
Website

Twitter

Member Since
July 2009


Ali Shaw is the author of The Trees, The Man who Rained and The Girl with Glass Feet, which won the Desmond Elliott Prize for first novels. He grew up in Dorset and studied English Literature and Creative Writing at Lancaster University. He has worked as a bookseller and at Oxford’s Bodleian Library. He lives with his wife and two-year-old daughter.

CANCELLED: Books-on-Tyne event

Regrettably, the Books-on-Tyne event on 25th November has now been cancelled. Apologies if you have bought a ticket. Please contact the venue regarding refunds.

1 like ·   •  0 comments  •  flag
Share on Twitter
Published on November 22, 2016 05:32
Average rating: 3.5 · 10,794 ratings · 1,610 reviews · 5 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Girl With Glass Feet

3.41 avg rating — 7,429 ratings — published 2009 — 11 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Trees

3.72 avg rating — 2,571 ratings — published 2016 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Man Who Rained

3.64 avg rating — 794 ratings — published 2011 — 9 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Exquisite Rush: 36-Minu...

by
liked it 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
PROOF: God. Plan. Move.: A ...

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Ali Shaw…
Quotes by Ali Shaw  (?)
Quotes are added by the Goodreads community and are not verified by Goodreads. (Learn more)

“Have you ever hoped for something? And held out for it against all the odds? Until everything you did was ridiculous? ”
Ali Shaw, The Girl With Glass Feet

“One day, I learned that a single look can change everything. And since then I have seen it countless times. I have grappled to understand it and failed. For instance, all it took was a look from another man for my wife to fall out of love with me. It baffles me that a simple alignment of eyes can cause so much devastation.”
Ali Shaw, The Girl With Glass Feet

“It didn’t take tragedy or war to derail a man. It took only a memory.”
Ali Shaw, The Girl With Glass Feet

Polls

More...

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Paranormal Romanc...: February 2010 Reading Challenge 1132 1347 Apr 01, 2010 11:15AM  
UK Book Club: Em's List 174 253 Dec 26, 2010 02:48PM  
Book Haven: Mawgojzeta's 100 in 2010 Challenge COMPLETED 19 86 Jan 03, 2011 06:49AM  
The Seasonal Read...: This topic has been closed to new comments. * Readerboard - Winter Challenge 2010-2011 6 496 Feb 14, 2011 05:24PM  



No comments have been added yet.