Robert McLiam Wilson


Born
in Belfast, The United Kingdom
February 24, 1966


Robert McLiam Wilson was born in Belfast on 24 February 1966 and studied English at St Catharine's College, Cambridge. He is the author of the novels Ripley Bogle (1989), winner of the Hughes Prize, a Rooney Prize for Irish Literature, the Irish Book Award and the Betty Trask Prize; Manfred's Pain (1992); and Eureka Street (1996), winner of the Belfast Arts Award for Literature. He is also the author, with Donovan Wylie, of The Dispossessed (1992), a non-fiction book about poverty.

In 2003, Robert McLiam Wilson was named by Granta magazine as one of 20 'Best of Young British Novelists', despite the fact that he has not published new work in English since 1996.
----from British Council site

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Eureka Street

4.19 avg rating — 2,593 ratings — published 1996 — 32 editions
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Ripley Bogle

3.78 avg rating — 636 ratings — published 1989 — 25 editions
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Manfred's Pain

3.57 avg rating — 140 ratings — published 1993 — 7 editions
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The Dispossessed

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W.I.N. Wealth Increasing No...

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Extremists

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The Inflatable Citizen

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