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Philip Womack - Author

Philip Womack was born in Chichester in the middle of a thunderstorm in 1981.
He was educated at Lancing, and Oriel College, Oxford, where he read Classics and English. He lives in London.

He is currently a Contributing Editor at Literary Review and writes for The Daily Telegraph and The Guardian, among other papers; he is also a Fellow at First Story, currently being Writer in Residence at St Augustine's in Kilburn. He has led workshops on Greek Tragedy and How to Write Children's Fiction for the How To: Academy.

Read a Q&A with the author here.

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Reader ReviewedThe King's Revenge
Philip Womack
A story of knights and gods, a quest that takes its characters through wild and strange landscapes, a tale of courage and loyalty in the face of terrifying opponents, The King's Revenge brings Philip Womack's much lauded Darkening Path...
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Format: Paperback | Released 28/05/2016
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The Double Axe
Philip Womack
Greek myths offer a rich source of story and inspire readers – and writers – as much today as ever. Philip Womack has written a thrilling version of the Minotaur story. Set in a Knossos so real you can almost...
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Format: Paperback | Released 26/02/2016
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Reader ReviewedThe King's Shadow
Philip Womack
Hidden away in the Land of the Broken King, Johnny and Anna are being held prisoner. Bravely, Simon and Flora enter the hidden kingdom to search for their missing siblings. It's a journey that demands the greatest courage as...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/05/2015
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Reader ReviewedThe Broken King
Philip Womack
One of our Books of the Year 2014 When Simon is really annoyed with his sister Anna he summons up the Broken King from a favourite poem and asks him to take her away. Of course, he doesn't really believe...
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Format: Paperback | Released 28/06/2014
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The Liberators
Philip Womack
This is a compelling modern fantasy that sees modern-day London threatened by sinister ancient forces. A brutal death, a mysterious object and the Capital sliding into anarchy is what greets Ivo Moncrieff as he arrives in London. Ivo faces a...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/02/2010
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The Other Book
Philip Womack
An inventive, dark and lyrically-told fantasy thriller by first-time novelist Philip Womack. Truly compelling, I was utterly transfixed at the story of Edward, a 12 year old boy who, through an ancient book shrouded in a brooding curse that is...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/01/2008
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