Adam Foulds


Born
in London, England, The United Kingdom
January 01, 1974


Adam Foulds (born 1974) is a British novelist and poet.

He was educated at Bancroft's School, read English at St Catherine's College, Oxford under Craig Raine, and graduated with an MA in creative writing from the University of East Anglia in 2001. Foulds published The Truth About These Strange Times, a novel, in 2007. This won a Betty Trask Award. The novel, which is set in the present day, is concerned in part with the World Memory Championships, and earned him the title of Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year. The report of this in The Sunday Times included the information that he had previously worked as a fork-lift truck driver.

In 2008 Foulds published a substantial narrative poem entitled The Broken Word, described by the critic Peter
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The Quickening Maze

3.15 avg rating — 2,170 ratings — published 2009 — 26 editions
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In the Wolf's Mouth

3.30 avg rating — 193 ratings — published 2014 — 16 editions
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The Broken Word

3.14 avg rating — 207 ratings — published 2008 — 8 editions
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The Truth about These Stran...

3.11 avg rating — 146 ratings — published 2007 — 11 editions
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Dream Sequence

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Unti Foulds Novella

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The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stor...

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This is Not a Border: Repor...

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“Madness has no sense of humour”
Adam Foulds, The Quickening Maze

“The world is a room of heavy furniture. Eventually you are allowed to leave.”
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“Do not, the angel told her, 'ask to see him. His love is a flood. His glory is a fire. You could not withstand it.”
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