A historian, biographer and critic, Lucy Hughes-Hallett is the author of The Pike, a biography of Gabriele d’Annunzio, which won the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non Fiction, the Costa Biography Award, the Duff Cooper Prize and the Paddy Power Political Biography of the Year Award. Her other non-fiction books are Cleopatra: Histories, Dreams and Distortions and Heroes: Saviours, Traitors and Supermen. Her first novel Peculiar Ground was published in 2017 and Lucy’s short story collection Fabulous is published in June 2019.
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The short story is considered by some to be the poor relation of the novel and by others as the highest and most rigorous form of fiction. Tessa Hadley, whose new novel Late In The Day, was recently published, is an acknowledged master, whose stories appear frequently in The New Yorker and and other publications. […]