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- DescriptionIn the Britain of a few tomorrows time, physical perfection is commonplace and self improvement has become an extinct expression: all the qualities men and women could aspire to can be purchased prior to birth. Genus is a time of genetic selection and enrichment - life chances come on a sliding scale according to wealth.
- Author BiographyJonathan Trigell was born in Hertfordshire in 1974. In 2002 he took an MA in creative writing at Manchester University; Boy A, his first novel, was his thesis for that course. Boy A won the Waverton Award for best first novel of 2004; the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize, for best book in the Commonwealth by an author under 35; and the inaugural World Book Day Prize, for the most discussion worthy novel by a living writer. Boy A was turned into a film by The Weinstein Co. and Film 4; directed by John Crowley and starring Andrew Garfield and Peter Mullan. It won a total of four Bafta Awards in 2008; the Jury Prize at the Berlin Film Festival and the Jury and Public Prizes at the Dinard Film Festival. His second novel, Cham, was shortlisted for the Boardman Tasker Prize. It is set in the death-sport capital of the world - Chamonix Mont Blanc, in France - where the author himself now lives, pursuing his passion for the mountains. Cham is currently being worked on by a UK production company. Jonathan is currently researching his next novel, provisionally entitled Tarsus.
- Author(s)Jonathan Trigell
- PublisherLittle, Brown Book Group
- Date of Publication20/11/2007
- GenreGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- First Published2007
- Out-of-print date10/06/2013
- Width135 mm
- Height216 mm
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