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Alan Warner


1964 -

Novelist. Born in Oban, the son of hoteliers, Warner was raised in Connel and educated at Oban High School, Ealing College in London and the University of Glasgow.

His books include Morvern Callar (1995), which won a Somerset Maugham Award and has been made into a film, These Demented Lands (1997), The Sopranos (1998), which won the Saltire Society Scottish Book of the Year Award, The Man Who Walks (2002), The Worms Can Carry Me To Heaven (2006), The Stars in the Bright Sky (2010), The Deadman's Pedal (2012), and Their Lips Talk of Mischief (2014). In 2003 he was nominated by Granta magazine as one of the 'Best of Young British Novelists'. He was appointed Writer in Residence with the University of Edinburgh in 2011.

Warner splits his time between Ireland, Spain and Edinburgh.


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