From Giles Foden, prize-winning author of The Last King of Scotland
, a gripping blend of fact and fiction in a novel about the D-Day landings.
About the Author
Giles Foden was born in 1967 and spent his youth in Africa. Between 1990 and 2006 he worked as a journalist on the Times Literary Supplement
and the Guardian. In 1998 he published The Last King of Scotland
, which won the Whitbread First Novel Award and was later made into a feature film. The author of two other novels and also a work of narrative non-fiction, in 2007 he was appointed Professor of Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia. He lives in Norfolk.