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Philip Hensher
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Philip Hensher’s novels include Kitchen Venom, which won the Somerset Maugham Award, and The Mulberry Empire, which was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize. Chosen by Granta as one of its best young British novelists, he is professor of creative writing at Exeter University and a columnist for The Independent. He lives in London.

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Possession

Written by A. S. Byatt
Introduction by Philip Hensher


Format: Hardcover, 568 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $25.00

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The Mulberry Empire
A Novel
Written by Philip Hensher


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: October 14, 2003
Price: $15.00

In the spring of 1839, some fifty thousand British forces entered Afghanistan with “the full pomp of Empire,” possessed of the certainty that they would replace the Amir with someone less hostile toward their ally, the King of the Punjab. Three years later, a single British horseman rode out of the... Read more >
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The Mulberry Empire
A Novel
Written by Philip Hensher


Format: eBook, 496 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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The Northern Clemency

Written by Philip Hensher


Format: Trade Paperback, 736 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 9, 2010
Price: $16.95

In 1974, the Sellers family is transplanted from London to Sheffield in northern England. On the day they move in, the Glover household across the street is in upheaval: convinced that his wife is having an affair, Malcolm Glover has suddenly disappeared. The reverberations of this rupture will echo through the... Read more >
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The Northern Clemency

Written by Philip Hensher


Format: eBook, 512 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: October 22, 2008
Price: $13.99

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