Thursday August 13, 2020

Uneven, unsatisfying novel threatens overnight success

{ "b" : "Natural Flights Of The Human Mind," , "cite" : "by Clare Morrall, Sceptre, €18.95."}

21st January, 2006

{ "b" : "Natural Flights Of The Human Mind," , "cite" : "by Clare Morrall, Sceptre, €18.95."}

Clare Morrall got through 33 agents and four attempts at a novel before her debut work, Astonishing Splashes of Colour, found a publisher in her home city of Birmingham.

In the grand tradition of all overnight success stories, it went on to win a Booker nomination.

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