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Lawrence Norfolk


Lawrence Norfolk was born in London in 1963. His father was a civil engineer and worked in Baghdad. He studied English at King’s College, London and worked as a teacher while studying for his Ph. D., which he never completed. He has written several erudite and well-received novels.

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Lawrence Norfolk
Lawrence Norfolk
Lawrence Norfolk: a life in writing
Being Translated, Or The Virgin Mary’s Hair (Norfolk on translation)


1991 Lemprière’s Dictionary
1996 The Pope’s Rhinoceros
2000 In the Shape of a Boar
2002 Ott’s Sneeze
2012 John Saturnall’s Feast