Rose Tremain


Born
in London, The United Kingdom
August 02, 1943

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William Golding, Gabriel Garcia Marquez


Rose Tremain's best-selling novels have won many awards, including the Baileys Women's Prize, the Whitbread Novel of the Year, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, and the Prix Femina Etranger. Restoration, the first of her novels to feature Robert Merivel, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. She lives in Norfolk and London with the biographer Richard Holmes. ...more

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The Road Home

3.86 avg rating — 8,745 ratings — published 2007 — 34 editions
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The Gustav Sonata

3.89 avg rating — 9,985 ratings — published 2016 — 39 editions
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The Colour

3.84 avg rating — 5,524 ratings — published 2003 — 32 editions
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Restoration

3.99 avg rating — 5,222 ratings — published 1989 — 59 editions
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Music & Silence

3.95 avg rating — 3,957 ratings — published 1999 — 46 editions
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Trespass

3.54 avg rating — 4,258 ratings — published 2010 — 28 editions
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The Way I Found Her

3.57 avg rating — 1,381 ratings — published 1997 — 14 editions
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Sacred Country

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3.98 avg rating — 1,320 ratings — published 1993 — 21 editions
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Merivel: A Man of His Time

3.96 avg rating — 1,995 ratings — published 2012 — 22 editions
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Islands of Mercy

3.76 avg rating — 1,240 ratings — published 2020 — 3 editions
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Restoration Merivel: A Man of His Time
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“In the planning stage of a book, don't plan the ending. It has to be earned by all that will go before it.”
Rose Tremain

“Life is not a dress rehearsal.”
Rose Tremain

“And she did not want him to think her quite mad, only a little unique, only containing within her just that measure of the unexpected sufficient to make her irreplaceable.”
Rose Tremain, Music & Silence

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