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Nicholas Shakespeare

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NICHOLAS SHAKESPEARE is the author of The Vision of Elena Silves, winner of the Somerset Maugham Award; The High Flyer, for which he was nominated one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists in 1993; and The Dancer Upstairs, chosen by the American Library Association as the Best Novel of 1997. He grew up in the Far East and South America, and now lives in London.

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The Dancer Upstairs
A Novel
Written by Nicholas Shakespeare

Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 5, 2002
Price: $13.00

The inspiration for the upcoming movie of the same name produced and directed by John Malkovich, The Dancer Upstairs is a gripping suspense novel based on the search for the leader of Peru’s notorious guerilla organization, the Shining Path.

The rebel leader Ezequiel is responsible for thousands of fiendishly cruel murders... Read more >

Exam Copy

Written by Patrick White
Introduction by Nicholas Shakespeare

Format: Hardcover, 472 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $24.95

The Everyman's Library edition of this classic account of an epic physical and spiritual journey across the outback—by the only Australian writer to win the Nobel Prize—has a full-cloth, quality hardcover binding with a silk ribbon marker, and includes a chronology and an introduction by Nicholas Shakespeare.

The character of Johann Voss... Read more >
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