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Richard Owain Roberts

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Ynys Môn, Cymru
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The winner of the Guardian's Not The Booker Prize 2020, Hello Friend We Missed You is Richard's debut novel.

Richard's previous book is the short fiction collection All The Places We Lived.

The subject of the forthcoming documentary ULTRA, covering the book tour for the Serbian translation of All The Places We Lived, Richard lives in Cardiff, Wales with his family.

Praise for Hello Friend We Missed You:

"I do believe we have found a gem" Sam Jordison, The Guardian

"Brisk but surprisingly deep. A witty, irony-rich coming-of-age story." Kirkus Reviews

"Above all, it succeeds because of Roberts’s gift for comic timing and dialogue that rings true." Anthony Cummins, Literary Review

"This is so, so good. You will no doubt read this book, as I did, wit
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Richard Owain Roberts Thank you Theo. I was talking about Delillo via, I think, SMS today, specifically with regards to the forthcoming adaptation of White Noise. I felt bo…moreThank you Theo. I was talking about Delillo via, I think, SMS today, specifically with regards to the forthcoming adaptation of White Noise. I felt both interested and optimistic in the prospect, although also, I suppose, and as Bobbie put it earlier this evening - 'I can't, I don't think, really see it melding with Baumbach's sensibility.' (less)
Richard Owain Roberts Thank you for reading HFWMY, thank you for enjoying it, and thank you for your question. I think yes, quite possibly Hill would get invited back to Ro…moreThank you for reading HFWMY, thank you for enjoying it, and thank you for your question. I think yes, quite possibly Hill would get invited back to Rose College. (less)
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Hello Friend We Missed You

3.67 avg rating — 385 ratings — published 2020 — 3 editions
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All The Places We Lived

4.32 avg rating — 62 ratings — published 2015 — 3 editions
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Thank you for enjoying HWMY. Yes, my next novel is also set on Ynys Môn.
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