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Real Oxford

Published 21 June by Seren Books



Throw me to the Wolves won the Royal Society of Literature's Encore Award 2020

Throw me to the Wolves Longlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger Award


"This is a writer worth knowing… [McGuinness] combines elegant prose with caustic commentary on romance, education and crime… most people can write for a lifetime and not produce so perfect a sentence."

Patrick Anderson

Washington Post

Published April 2019

Jonathan Cape

Patrick McGuinness is a British novelist and poet. He is Professor of French and Comparative Literature at the University of Oxford, where he is Fellow and Tutor at St Anne's College.


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