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Melvyn Bragg is a British writer and broadcaster. His novels include The Hired Man, for which he won the Time/Life Silver Pen Award, Without a City Wall, winner of the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize, The Soldier's Return, winner of the WHSmith Literary Award, A Son of War and Crossing the Lines, both of which were longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, and most recently Grace and Mary. He has also written several works of non-fiction, the latest being The Book of Books about the King James Bible. In 2015, his book The Adventure of English became a New York Times bestseller. He lives in London and Cumbria. (Publisher Provided)
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Credo 415 copies, 8 reviews
12 Books That Changed the World 326 copies, 8 reviews
The Soldier's Return 318 copies, 6 reviews
Richard Burton: A Life 215 copies, 5 reviews
A Son of War 169 copies
Jesus Christ Superstar [1973 film] (Screenwriter) 168 copies
A Time to Dance 115 copies, 1 review
The Maid of Buttermere 111 copies, 2 reviews
Crossing the Lines 110 copies, 2 reviews
Remember Me... 81 copies, 4 reviews
In Our Time 78 copies, 2 reviews
Speak for England 46 copies, 1 review
Crystal Rooms 43 copies
Now is the Time 42 copies, 1 review
Grace and Mary 36 copies, 3 reviews
The Hired Man 32 copies
The Cumbrian Trilogy 23 copies, 1 review
Josh Lawton 19 copies, 1 review
The Silken Net 15 copies
Love Without End 15 copies, 1 review
The Nerve 15 copies
Kingdom Come 11 copies
The Apostles 3 copies
The Canterbury Tales (Foreword, some editions) 19,609 copies, 154 reviews
Ecclesiastical History of the English People (Introduction, some editions) 2,913 copies, 20 reviews
The Prussian Officer (Editor, some editions; Introduction, some editions) 374 copies, 7 reviews
The Pleasure of Reading (Contributor) 177 copies, 7 reviews
Chocolate and Cuckoo Clocks: The Essential Alan Coren (Introduction) 125 copies, 4 reviews
Conversations with John le Carré (Contributor) 15 copies, 1 review
Coleridge Walks the Fells: A Lakeland Journey Retraced (Foreword, some editions) 12 copies, 1 review
John Tavener beyond the veil [video recording] (Editor, Presenter, some editions) 1 copy
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