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English

The end of Mr. Y

Scarlett Thomas (author)

The end of Mr. Y

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Subject
Boekcultuur
Title
The end of Mr. Y
Author
Scarlett Thomas
Language
English
Publisher
Edinburgh: Canongate, 2016 | Other editions
506 p.
ISBN
9781782117704 (paperback)
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About Scarlett Thomas

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Scarlett Thomas (born 5 July 1972 in Hammersmith) is an English author who writes contemporary postmodern fiction. She has published ten novels, including The End of Mr. Y and PopCo, as well as the Worldquake series of children's books, and Monkeys With Typewriters, a book on how to unlock the power of storytelling. She is Professor of Creative Writing & Contemporary Fiction at the University of Kent.

Biography

Thomas is the daughter of Francesca Ashurst, and attended a variety of schools, including a state junior school in Barking, Hylands School and a boarding school for eighteen months. During her teenage years she was involved in demonstrations against the Poll Tax, nuclear weapons and the first Gulf War. She studied for her A levels at Chelmsford College and achieved a First in a degree in Cultural Studies at the University of East London from 1992 to 1995.

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