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Stephan Collishaw

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in Nottingham, The United Kingdom


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October 2008


Author of The Last Girl and Amber. and The Song of the Stork.

A Child Called Happiness is out May 2018.

Praise for The Last Girl:

"Shockingly good, stylistically inventive and emotionally devastating. One of those truly surprising and accomplished first novels."
The British Council
"astoundingly complex..tense, vivid, effortlessly layer is wasted. Each adds meaning, makes the whole more uneasy and disturbing - a feat few first-time novelists could pull off."
The Guardian

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Average rating: 3.73 · 188 ratings · 61 reviews · 4 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Song of the Stork

3.66 avg rating — 94 ratings — published 2017 — 4 editions
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The Last Girl

3.81 avg rating — 54 ratings — published 2003 — 7 editions
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A Child Called Happiness

3.66 avg rating — 29 ratings3 editions
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4.09 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2004 — 2 editions
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Memory and Forgetting in Vilnius

The Last Girl, my first novel, deals with memory and forgetting, specifically related to the destruction of the Jewish community in Vilnius.

Daumantas, the protagonist of the novel, finds memories bubbling to the surface after fifty years of repression.

The Soviet occupation of Lithuania had allowed history to be suppressed, particularly the specific destruction of the Jewish community under the he Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2015 01:52 Tags: baltics, forgetting, history, holocaust, jewish-history, lithuania, memory, vilnius

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