Born in London, Rose Tremain was a graduate of the University of East Anglia, where she taught creative writing from 1988 to 1995. She has written 12 novels, most recently The Road Home, winner of the 2008 Orange Prize, and Trespass (2010). She is also the author of four collections of short stories. Her novel Music and Silence won the 1999 Whitbread Best Novel Award, and Sacred Country won the 1994 Prix Femina Etranger. She was awarded a CBE in 2007, and lives with writer Richard Holmes in Norwich and London.
"The best of our living short story writers"
Independent on Sunday
"An expert at conveying the kind of apparently inconsequential detail that might be the moment of definition in someone's life"
Times Literary Supplement
"Tremain is elegant, cool and teasing … an extremely accomplished writer, ingenious and acute, compassionate and always in control"
"A true writer of fiction... a writer whose every book has been a pleasure"
Wildtrack and Other Stories
Publication October 2010
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