Susanna Clarke

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Piranesi by Susanna Clarke audiobook review – narrator Chiwetel Ejiofor takes flight
A mysterious building containing sea, clouds and wildlife is the setting for this intense and enigmatic tale read by the Hollywood actor – plus this week’s other picks

Fiona Sturges

01, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Susanna Clarke: ‘I’d really ceased to think of myself as a writer’
The author on how the celebration of solitude in her Women’s prize-winning new novel, Piranesi, grew from her experience of a long illness

Lisa Allardice

11, Sep, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Susanna Clarke’s Piranesi is a triumphantly unusual Women’s prize winner
Taking on uncanny relevance this year, this austere story of one man’s isolation explores profound questions of freedom

Justine Jordan

08, Sep, 2021 @6:23 PM

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Women’s prize for fiction goes to Susanna Clarke’s ‘mind-bending’ Piranesi
Clarke’s follow-up to Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell was praised by judges as ‘a truly original, unexpected flight of fancy’

Alison Flood

08, Sep, 2021 @6:22 PM

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Susanna Clarke’s Piranesi favourite to win Women’s prize for fiction
Bookmaker Coral makes Clarke’s second novel 5/2 favourite to take £30,000 award, followed by Brit Bennett’s The Vanishing Half

Alison Flood

03, Sep, 2021 @10:25 AM

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Susanna Clarke: ‘Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman taught me to be courageous in writing’
The Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell author on an underrated work by CS Lewis and the dangers of giving Richard Osman’s novels as a gift

Susanna Clarke

03, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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This month’s best paperbacks: Susanna Clarke, Claudia Rankine, a biography of Tom Stoppard and more
Not sure what to read this month? Here are some fantastic new paperbacks, including a study of why we shake hands, a new William Boyd and James Rebanks’s illuminating thoughts on farming

02, Sep, 2021 @9:54 AM

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Women’s prize for fiction shortlist entirely first-time nominees
Susanna Clarke, Yaa Gyasi and Patricia Lockwood among the six authors up for the £30,000 award

Alison Flood

28, Apr, 2021 @5:30 PM

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First trans woman makes Women's prize longlist, alongside Dawn French and Ali Smith
Torrey Peters among 16 finalists, with chair of judges Bernardine Evaristo lamenting lack of older writers

Alison Flood

10, Mar, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Piranesi by Susanna Clarke review – byzantine and beguiling
The gloriously strange follow-up to Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell is more than worth the lengthy wait

Alex Preston

04, Oct, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Piranesi by Susanna Clarke review – an elegant study in solitude
The Jonathan Strange author returns with a mysterious tale that examines the nature of fantasy itself

Paraic O’Donnell

17, Sep, 2020 @6:30 AM

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Susanna Clarke: ‘I was cut off from the world, bound in one place by illness’
Her debut, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, sold 4m copies. Now 16 years on, Clarke is back with a second novel that is even more peculiar

Justine Jordan

12, Sep, 2020 @10:00 AM

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