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Review roundup

The novel has received several reviews since publication in the national press and blogs. I’ve listed these below. There are also user reviews on sites like Amazon and goodreads.com. Financial Times Guardian Independent There is also a review on the … Continue reading

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Q&A with me on the Amazon Rising Stars page

There is an interview with me currently live on the Amazon Rising Stars page. An extract: Can you describe Wall of Days in 10 words or less? An isolated man, an unforgiving past, a misguided love. What gave you the … Continue reading

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Awards

The novel is eligible for two awards which are based on readers’ votes and reviews. Please review and vote for the Amazon Rising Stars awards and the Newton First Book Award 2011.

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August 4: UK publication day

The book is released today in the UK. It should be available in Waterstones and other bookshops. Also buy online from Amazon, Play, Foyles, Waterstones and others.

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Book of the day on Foyles.co.uk and interview

Thanks to Foyles for printing this interview with me on their site.

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Amazon Rising Stars

Very pleased to have been shortlisted for Amazon Rising Stars 2011. Here’s hoping for lots of positive user reviews.

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UK launch at Edinburgh Book Festival

I will be at the Edinburgh Book Festival promoting Wall of Days. The event, which features Wall of Days and Atlas of Remote Islands by Judith Shalansky, takes place on Friday 19 August at 6:45pm at Peppers Theatre. Book tickets … Continue reading

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First UK review?

I believe this is the first UK review. Short but sweet. Thanks to newbooksmag.com.

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Commonwealth Writers’ Prize

Wall of Days has been shortlisted for the Best first book in the Africa region in the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize. Regional winners to be announced on March 3.

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UK publication

The UK publication has been officially announced. It will be published by a new imprint of Profile Books, Clerkenwell Press, which is a new venture by Geoffrey Mulligan, the editor of JM Coetzee, Umberto Eco and others. It will be launched … Continue reading

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