Jonathan Grimwood

Jonathan Grimwood


Aka Jack Grimwood.

Jon Courtenay Grimwood was born in Malta and christened in the upturned bell of a ship. He grew up in the Far East, Britain and Scandinavia. Apart from novels he writes for national newspapers including the Times, Telegraph, Independent and Guardian. Jon is two-time winner of the BSFA Award for Best Novel, with Felaheen, and End of the World Blues. His literary novel, The Last Banquet, as Jonathan Grimwood, was shortlisted for Le Prix Montesquieu 2015. His work is published in fifteen languages. He is married to the journalist and novelist Sam Baker.

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The Last Banquet

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The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected.
Jonathan Grimwood, The Last Banquet

“The tastes of France are changing and we are the last of the banquet.”
Jonathan Grimwood, The Last Banquet

“Anything is forgiven those who sin elegantly; while gaucheness sours even the noblest deed.”
Jonathan Grimwood, The Last Banquet

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