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Richard Masson - Author

Richard Masson, 11 March 1943 - 19 Nov 2013.

After a long career in the Merchant Navy, Masson pursued his passion to do an MA in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University. In 2012, 40 years after he started writing the story, Boonie was shortlisted for Undiscovered Voices and then picked up by Hot Key Books for publication in January 2013. It achieved great critical success, described by the Observer as an "excellent debut, [that] has a harrowing opening with echoes of Cormac McCarthy's The Road".

His editor Sara O'Connor said: "Richard had such a strong voice and such a big vision, and I feel privileged to have worked with him and to have published his ambitious book."

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Reader ReviewedBoonie
Richard Masson
One of our Books of the Year 2013 A touching story of one small boy's powerful spirit of survival in a evocatively described, desperate dystopian world. Orphaned JD has...
Lovereading Price: £6.39 - Saving £1.60 (20%) Featured in: 13+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/08/2013
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Boonie
Richard Masson
January 2013 Debut of the Month A touching story of one small boy's powerful spirit of survival in a evocatively described, desperate dystopian world. Orphaned JD has watched the...
Lovereading Price: £8.79 - Saving £2.20 (20%) Featured in: 13+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/01/2013
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