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 won the Lannan Literary award in 1996 and he is the author of nine highly acclaimed novels, including Landed which won the Medical Journalists association Book of the Year award 2011 and was shortlisted for both the Ondaatje Prize and the International Dublin Literary Award, Disputed Land and A Revolution of the Sun. His celebrated West Country trilogy concluded in 2019 with The Redeemed.