Like Joanna Trollope, Tim Pears is one of the great chroniclers of the English middle #45;class Pears is a bestselling author: In a Land of Plenty (over 79,000 copies sold) and In The Place of Fallen Leaves (70,000 copies sold in paperback alone)
Tim Pears is the author of four novels: In the Place of Fallen Leaves (which won the Hawthornden Prize and the Ruth Hadden Memorial Award), In a Land of Plenty, A Revolution of the Sun and Wake Up. In a Land of Plenty was made into a ten #45;part BBC TV series. Tim Pears also received the Lannan Award in USA. He lives in Oxford.
'A brilliantly insightful family saga, full of comedy and sadness' Daily Mail 'Pears is a master at drawing significance out of the everyday ... a lasting portrait of a family breaking apart' Sunday Times 'The sudden catastrophe is riveting: its aftermath is dramatic agony' TLS 'An unflinching portrait of the subtle mechanisms of a modern marriage' Daily Telegraph