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Gavin Knight
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Gavin Knight

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Gavin Knight’s first book, Hood Rat, about gun and gang crime in the UK's cities, was shortlisted for the Orwell Prize and the Crime Writer’s Association Non-fiction Dagger in 2012. To research it, he spent two years with criminals, frontline police units and gang members from the inner cities of Britain. His work has appeared in publications including The Times, Guardian, Daily Telegraph, Prospect, Newsweek, New Statesman and Esquire; and he has appeared on BBC, CNN, ITN, Channel Four News and Sky News. This is his second book.

Books by Gavin Knight

The Swordfish and the Star

Gavin Knight has caught the stories of the Cornish fishermen – and their difficult, dramatic existence at the end of our land

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