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Bernard Beckett - Author

Bernard Beckett has a degree in Economics, and has taught in the Wellington region for several years. He has published nine novels, and has won many awards for his fiction.

Bernard’s fascination for science also led to Falling for Science: Asking the Big Questions (2007), his non-fiction exploration of the relationship between story-telling and science.

Bernard currently lives in Wellington with his wife, Clare Knighton (and co-author of Deep Fried.)

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August
Bernard Beckett
Award-winning Bernard Beckett opens this dazzling philosophical novel with a near fatal car crash. Trapped in a wrecked car, Tristan and Grace, almost strangers who have been thrown together by fate, tell each other their stories. Brought up under the...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/08/2011
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Genesis
Bernard Beckett
Shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2009 This will intrigue and fascinate you from the start. Set in a futuristic utopian society Anax is taking an exam which will decide if she can enter the elite ‘Academy' and her...
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Format: Paperback | Released 27/05/2010
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Genesis
Bernard Beckett
Shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2009 This will intrigue and fascinate you from the start. Set in a futuristic utopian society Anax is taking an exam which will decide if she can enter the elite ‘Academy' and her...
Lovereading Price: £8.79 - Saving £2.20 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 07/05/2009
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