Agent : Victoria Hobbs
Tim Pears was born in 1956. He grew up in Crewe and Devon, and left school at sixteen. He has worked in a wide variety of jobs and is a graduate of the National Film and Television School. His first novel, In the Place of Fallen Leaves, won the Hawthornden Prize for Literature and the Ruth Hadden Memorial Award. His second novel, In a Land of Plenty was adapted into a major BBC TV series in 2001. Tim Pears is the author eight highly acclaimed novels including Landed, Disputed Land and A Revolution of the Sun.