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Tim Parks
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Born in Manchester, Tim Parks grew up in London and studied at Cambridge and Harvard. He lives in Milan.

He is the acclaimed author of novels, non-fiction and essays, including Europa, In Extremis, A Season with Verona, Teach Us to Sit Still and Italian Ways. He has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize, won the Somerset Maugham Award, the Betty Trask Prize, the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize, the John Florio Prize and the Italo Calvino Prize.

Books by Tim Parks

The Hero's Way

An entertaining and informative journey across Italy in the footsteps of the great Italian political hero, Garibaldi.

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Italian Life

How does Italy actually work? The bestselling writer on Italian culture sets out to answer this question -- and the results are often surprising

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