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Tim Lott - Author

As an adult

Tim Lott was born in 1956 in Southall, Middlesex, England and studied Politics and History at the London School of Economics. As well as journalism, he has worked in publishing and broadcasting, and was editor of the London listings magazine City Limits.Tim has four daughters and lives in London.

As a writer

The Scent of Dried Roses, a moving account of his mother's depression and eventual suicide, won the J. R. Ackerley Prize. His first novel, White City Blue, a vivid and comic contemporary portrait of a group of young male friends, won the Whitbread First Novel Award. It was followed by Rumours of a Hurricane, the story of a couple living in Britain at the beginning of the 1980s and their acceptance of Thatcherite values following the British victory in the Falklands. His other work includes The Love Secrets of Don Juan, The Seymour Tapes and Fearless, his acclaimed first novel for younger readers.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Tim Lott

Reader ReviewedHow to be Invisible
Tim Lott
Shortlisted for the Leeds Book Awards 2014, 11-14 category - June 2013 Book of the Month This cleverly constructed story is about 13 year old Strato who suddenly finds that he can become invisible. Recently moved to a new school...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/04/2013
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Tim Lott
This book is awesome in its power. A chilling fable of a heroic girl prepared to risk everything in the pursuit of justice. The heroine is an inspiration for all who read about her. Though written primarily for the 9-12...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/06/2007
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