Lindsay Clarke

Lindsay Clarke

Lindsay Clarke (born 1939, Halifax, West Yorkshire) is a British novelist. He was educated at Heath Grammar School in Halifax and at King's College Cambridge. He worked in education for many years, in Africa, America and the UK, before becoming a full-time writer. He currently lives in Somerset with his wife, Phoebe Clare, who is a ceramic artist. Clarke lectures in creative writing at Cardiff University, and teaches writing workshops in London and Bath. A number of his articles and reviews have been published in 'Resurgence' and 'The London Magazine.' Lindsay has one daughter from his first marriage, Maddy, who manages a recording studio in London.

His novel "The Chymical Wedding" won the Whitbread Fiction Prize in 1989. Most recently, Clarke has published novelizations about the Trojan War.


*"Sunday Whiteman" (1987), ISBN 0-224-02488-4
*"The Chymical Wedding" (1989), ISBN 0-224-02537-6
*"Alice's Masque" (1994), ISBN 0-224-03287-9
*"Essential Celtic Mythology (1997), ISBN 1 85538 477 9
*"Lindsay Clarke's Traditional Celtic Stories" (1999), ISBN 0722539835 (Reissue of Essential Celtic Mythology with new jacket, but unchanged text)
*"Parzival and the Stone from Heaven: A Grail Romance Retold for Our Time" (2001), ISBN 0-00-710813-3


*"The War at Troy" (2004), ISBN 0-00-715026-1
*"The Return from Troy" (2005), ISBN 0-00-715027-X


'Stoker', a selection of verse by Lindsay Clarke appeared as a Phoenix Poetry Pamphlet in 2006.

External links

* [ Clarke's biography at FantasticFiction]
* [ Clarke's site at fixstudio]

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