Author's Club First Novel Award

Author's Club First Novel Award

Author's Club First Novel Award is awarded to the most promising first novel of the year, written by a British author and published in the UK during the calendar year preceding the year in which the award is presented [ [http://www.booktrust.org.uk/info/prizes.php?action=3&przid=4 Booktrust: > Home ] ] .

It has been awarded to the following :

"This list is incomplete"

*1955 Brian Moore "The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne " [ [http://www.bloomsbury.com/catalogue/details.asp?edition=uk&year=2004&beg=1&end=6&isbn=9780747568117 Bloomsbury.com - Bloomsbury Catalogue ] ]
*1956 Harry Bloom "Episode" [http://www.orlandomultimedia.net/news2004/dec/news12122004b.html]
*1957 Edmund Ward "Summer in Retreat" [ [http://www.lonely.geek.nz/turtlespward.html Edmund Ward - novelist and screenwriter ] ]
*1958 Alan Sillitoe "Saturday Night and Sunday Morning" [ [http://www.contemporarywriters.com/authors/?p=auth01K23Q323512620555 Alan Sillitoe ] ]
*1960 Lionel Davidson "The Night of Wenceslas" [ [http://www.shotsmag.co.uk/DAVIDSON.htm Lionel Davidson profile ] ]
*1961 Jim Hunter "The Sun in the Morning" [http://www.collectible-treasures.com/catalog/items/item2722.htm]
*1982 Frances Vernon "Priveged Children" [ [http://www.abebooks.com/servlet/SearchResults?&isbn=0396090079&nsa=1 AbeBooks: Search Results - ISBN 0396090079 ] ]
*1988 Gilbert Adair "The Holy Innocents" [ [http://www.penguin.co.uk/nf/Author/AuthorPage/0,,1000000027,00.html Gilbert Adair - Penguin UK Authors - Penguin UK ] ]
*1989 Lindsey Davis "The Silver Pigs" [ [http://www.ukaudiobooks.co.uk/authors.php?&a=80 Lindsey Davis, audio books on Cassette and CD - UK Audiobooks ] ]
*1990 Alan Brownjohn "The Way You Tell Them" [ [http://www.contemporarywriters.com/authors/?p=auth170 Alan Brownjohn ] ]
*1992 David Park "The Healing" [ [http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/p/david-park/ David Park ] ]
*1993 Nadeem Aslam "Season of the Rainbirds" [ [http://origin-www.britishcouncil.org/it/seminars-arts-0501-contributors.htm Contributors - The Cambridge Seminar - British Council - Seminars ] ]
*1994 Jay Rayner "The Marble Kiss" [ [http://observer.guardian.co.uk/contacts/page/0,,328844,00.html Jay Rayner, feature writer, restaurant critic | Observer contacts | The Observer ] ]
*1995 John Pearson "The Profession of Violence" [ [http://www.amazon.co.uk/Cult-Violence-Untold-Story-Krays/dp/product-description/0752847945 Amazon.co.uk: The Cult of Violence: The Untold Story of the Krays: Books: John Pearson ] ]
*1996 Diran Adebayo "Some Kind of Black" [ [http://www.contemporarywriters.com/authors/?p=auth5 Diran Adebayo ] ]
*1999 Jackie Kay "Trumpet" [ [http://www.pfd.co.uk/clients/kayj/b-aut.html Jackie Kay CV at PFD ] ]
*2000 Ann Harries "Manly Pursuits" [ [http://www.bloomsbury.com/BookCatalog/ProductItem.asp?S=1&sku=250458 Bloomsbury.com - Bookshop - Manly Pursuits ] ]
*2001 Zadie Smith "White Teeth" [ [http://www.dooyoo.co.uk/printed-books/white-teeth-zadie-smith/1017004/ White Teeth - Zadie Smith - Review - Was it really worth all those prizes? ] ]
*2002 Carl Tighe "Burning Worm" [ [http://www.southmanchesterreporter.co.uk/news/s/65/65800_carl_scoops_best_book_honour.html Carl scoops best book honour - News - South Manchester Reporter ] ]
*2003 Brian Clarke "The Stream" [ [http://hunting-fishing-books.atspace.com/fly-fishing-and-fishing-books/the-stream.html The Stream ] ]
*2004 Susan Fletcher "Eve Green" [ [http://www.foyles.co.uk/foyles/display.asp?isb=9780007190256&tag=&cid= Foyles : Fiction, medical, textbooks and more at our London store and online ] ]
*2006 Neil Griffiths "Betrayal in Naples" [ [http://www.penguin.co.uk/static/cs/uk/0/articles/penguinprizewinners/index.html Penguin Books UK - Prize-winners ] ]
*2007 Nicola Monaghan "The Killing Jar" [http://www.literatureeastmidlands.co.uk/uploadfiles/upload/bulletin-may.doc]

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