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Vesna Goldsworthy
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Vesna Goldsworthy

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Vesna Goldsworthy comes from Belgrade. She began her writing life as a poet and aged 22 performed her poetry to thirty thousand people at a football stadium. At 24 she moved to the UK and started writing in English, her third language. Her widely-translated books include a prize-winning poetry collection The Angel of Salonika; an internationally bestselling memoir, Chernobyl Strawberries; and the London-based novels Gorsky and Monsieur Ka. A former BBC World Service journalist, she is now an academic and occasional broadcaster.

Books by Vesna Goldsworthy

Iron Curtain

Two worlds on the brink of change in a love story doomed to disaster

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Monsieur Ka

An entrancing portrait of love in exile, with a twist.

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It was a piece of business that comes along once in a lifetime. If you are lucky.

A captivating tale of big money, Russian beauty and good books.

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