A Curious Earth (2007) / Gerard WOODWARD
GERARD WOODWARD’s A Curious Earth sees the end of his trilogy about the dysfunctional Jones family and their multigenerational love affair with booze. Read August (2001) and Booker Prize-shortlisted I’ll Go to Bed at Noon (2004) before reading A Curious Earth (which will be published by Chatto and Windus in March 2007) for optimum enjoyment.
WOODWARD Gerard [1961-] Novelist, poet. Born in London, England. Novels A Curious Earth (2007); I’ll Go to Bed at Noon (2004: shortlisted for the 2004 Booker Prize for Fiction); August (2001: shortlisted for the 2001 Whitbread First Novel Award) Poetry We Were Pedestrians (2005: shortlisted for the 2005 T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry); Island to Island (1999); After the Deafening (1994); Householder (1991: winner of a 1992 Somerset Maugham Award)