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Lawrence Norfolk

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Lawrence Norfolk was born in London in 1963. He read English at King's College, London, graduating in 1986. He began teaching, studied for a Ph.D., and worked as a freelance writer on a number of reference books, contributing articles and reviews to magazines and journals including the Times Literary Supplement. He has written several novels including; Lempriere's Dictionary, Pope's Rhinoceros and In the Shape of a Boar.

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The Pope's Rhinoceros

SALES POINTS: * Sunday Times bestseller upon hardback publication. * Ecstatic hardback reviews and astonishing word of mouth prise will guarantee that this is a major spring bestseller. * 'ahead of every writer of his generation. . . ' James Saynor, Observer * Lempriere's Dictionary has sold over three quarters of a million copies world wide. * Extensive POS and massive author promotion planned.

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Lemprière’s Dictionary

A seductive puzzle that wends its way through history, politics, literature and the yearnings of the human heart...

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