Anne Donovan


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Anne Donovan’s prize-winning short stories have been published in various anthologies and broadcast on BBC radio. Her collection Hieroglyphics and Other Stories came out in 2001. 2003 saw the release of her debut novel Buddha Da, which was shortlisted for the Orange Prize; both books published by Canongate Books. A resident of Glasgow, Scotland, Donovan often employs the local, working-class dialect in her writing; as she says, it provides "a more direct line to the heart, you get closer."

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Buddha Da

3.71 avg rating — 1,424 ratings — published 2003 — 17 editions
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Being Emily

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Gone are the Leaves

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Sleepers

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Daddy Am I So Fine

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