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...
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.
My first public reading from my new book, 'The Lie of the Land'.
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.
If keeping your spirits up in the past month has been difficult, then the best children’s books may be a present to yourself. I am emerging from the duvet much as Moses came down from the mountain, to say there...