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Stephen Kelman - Author

Stephen Kelman was born in Luton in 1976. After finishing his degree he worked variously as a warehouse operative, a careworker, and in marketing and local government administration. He decided to pursue his writing seriously in 2005, and has completed several feature screenplays since then. Pigeon English is his first novel; he is currently working on his second.

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Pigeon English
Stephen Kelman
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2011 One of the most urgent and important books of the year, Pigeon English is full of tragedy and despair but also shot through with a fragile but unwavering strand of hope. Harri Opoku...
Lovereading Price: £7.19 - Saving £1.80 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 09/04/2015
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Pigeon English
Stephen Kelman
One of the most urgent and important books of the year, Pigeon English is full of tragedy and despair but also shot through with a fragile but unwavering strand of hope. Harri Opoku is newly arrived on the run down...
Lovereading Price: £7.19 - Saving £1.80 (20%) Featured in: 13+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/01/2012
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