My latest book, 'The Lie of the Land',was published on 15th June 2017, and is available to buy now.
Quentin and Lottie Bredin, like many modern couples, can't afford to divorce. Having lost their jobs in the recession, they can't afford to go on living in London; instead, they must downsize and move their family to a house in a remote part of Devon. Mud, mice and quarrels are one thing - but why is their rent so low?...
About Amanda Craig
Amanda Craig is a British novelist, short-story writer and critic. Born in South Africa in 1959, she grew up in Italy and read English at Clare College Cambridge. Her sixth novel, Hearts And Minds, was long-listed for the Bailey's Prize...
Can a novelist help heal a divided nation by encouraging people to be more tolerant and understanding?
Read an interview with Amanda in The Herald with a review of 'The Lie of the Land'.
Listen to Amanda discussing her latest novel, 'The Lie of the Land', on Front Row.
If you were to ask what place in Britain has inspired most writers, you would probably guess London; Devon comes a close second. So many authors past and present have been drawn to (and have drawn on) the county that...
A celebration of the life and work of acclaimed novelist Helen Dunmore. A wonderful friend and literary inspiration.
Stories have the power, which Dickens above all used, to make the haves see the have-nots as people. My burglar was not a beast, but a person.