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Glow

Ned Beauman

9 Reviews

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

From the prizewinning author of BOXER, BEETLE and the Booker-longlisted THE TELEPORTATION ACCIDENT comes Ned Beauman's third and most thrilling novel to date.

With GLOW, Ned Beauman has reinvented the international conspiracy thriller for a new generation.

A hostage exchange outside a police station in Pakistan.
A botched defection in an airport hotel in New Jersey.
A test of loyalty at an abandoned resort in the Burmese jungle.
A boy and a girl locking eyes at a rave in a South London laundrette . . .

For the first time, Britain's most exciting young novelist turns his attention to the present day, as a conspiracy with global repercussions converges on one small flat above a dentist's office in Camberwell.

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Praise for Glow

  • Beauman's writing is dazzlingly inventive. - The Times

  • A singular and almost recklessly gifted, young writer. - Time

  • Seriously intelligent and seriously funny at the same time. - Daily Telegraph

  • Undoubtedly a writer of prodigious talent - Financial Times

  • Unhinged, over-whelming and brilliant ... Beauman has taste: his antennae are acutely tuned to the stylish and resonant. - Independent

  • A thoroughly enjoyable, playful read . . . The narrative hooks immediately, as does the language, which is often delightfully inventive. There are also surprisingly tender scenes that add depth and humour.

  • . . . Beauman has created a truly modern thriller that is as addictive as it is inventive. - The List

  • Beauman writes with panache. - Daily Mail

  • Sexy and urgent - Literary Review

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Ned Beauman

NED BEAUMAN was born in 1985 in London. His debut novel, Boxer, Beetle, won the Writers' Guild Award for Best Fiction Book and the Goldberg Prize for Outstanding Debut Fiction. His second novel, The Teleportation Accident, was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and won the Encore Award and a Somerset Maugham Award. His third novel, Glow, was published in 2014. He has been chosen by the Culture Show as one of the twelve best new British novelists and by Granta as one of the 20 best British novelists under 40. His work has been translated into more than ten languages.

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