Book of a Lifetime
Book of a lifetime: John le Carré’s A Perfect Spy
'The world of spying, where nothing is as it seems, creates a fertile environment for an examination of identity.'
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Clare Morrall's first novel, Astonishing Splashes of Colour, was published in 2003 and shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize that year. She has since published the novels Natural Flights of the Human Mind, The Language of Others, The Man Who Disappeared, which was a TV Book Club Summer Read in 2010, The Roundabout Man, After the Bombing and When the Floods Came. Her most recent novel, The Last of the Greenwoods (Sceptre), is published in April 2018. Born in Exeter, she now lives in Birmingham. She works as a music teacher, and has two grown-up daughters.