Louis Henry Piers de BERNIÈRES

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1954-12-08
Education Bradfield Coll, Victoria Univ of Manchester (BA), Leicester Poly (PGCE), Inst of Educn Univ of London (MA)
Publications Publications as Louis de Bernières: The War of Don Emmanuel's Nether Parts (1990, Best First Book Eurasia Region Cwlth Writers' Prize 1991), Señor Vivo and the Coca Lord (1991, Best Book Eurasia Region Cwlth Writers' Prize 1992), The Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzman (1992), Captain Corelli's Mandolin (1994, shortlisted Book of the Year Sunday Express 1994, Best Book Cwlth Writers' Prize 1995, stage adaptation 1999, film adaptation 2001), Labels (1997), The Book of Job (introduction, 1998), Red Dog (2001), Sunday Morning at the Centre of the World (radio play, 2001, broadcast BBC Radio 4 1999), Birds Without Wings (2004, shortlisted Whitbread Novel Award 2004), A Partisan's Daughter (2008, shortlisted Costa Prize), Notwithstanding (2009), Imagining Alexandria (poetry, 2013); regular contrib of short stories to newspapers and magazines
Recreations golf, music, reading, shooting, travel
Clubs N/A
Style Louis de Bernières, Esq
Career novelist, poet and musician; former jobs incl teacher, landscape gardener, car mechanic and bookshop asst; patron: Families Need Fathers, Families House; named Granta Best of Young British Novelists list 1993, Author of the Year British Book Awards 1997
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Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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