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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) — biography from The Adventure of English: 500AD to 2000 : The Biography of a Language… (more)
Credo 429 copies, 8 reviews
12 Books That Changed the World 337 copies, 8 reviews
The Soldier's Return 335 copies, 6 reviews
Richard Burton: A Life 236 copies, 5 reviews
Jesus Christ Superstar [1973 film] (Screenwriter) 193 copies
A Son of War 174 copies
A Time to Dance 120 copies, 1 review
The Maid of Buttermere 115 copies, 3 reviews
Crossing the Lines 114 copies, 2 reviews
In Our Time 84 copies, 2 reviews
Remember Me... 83 copies, 4 reviews
Speak for England 46 copies, 1 review
Crystal Rooms 44 copies
Now is the Time 43 copies, 1 review
Grace and Mary 38 copies, 3 reviews
The Hired Man 33 copies
The Cumbrian Trilogy 23 copies, 1 review
Love Without End 20 copies, 2 reviews
Josh Lawton 20 copies, 1 review
The Silken Net 15 copies
The Nerve 15 copies
Kingdom Come 11 copies
The Apostles 3 copies
Jane Eyre 1 copy
The Canterbury Tales (Foreword, some editions) 20,780 copies, 160 reviews
Ecclesiastical History of the English People (Introduction, some editions) 3,221 copies, 23 reviews
The Prussian Officer and Other Stories (Editor, some editions; Introduction, some editions) 392 copies, 7 reviews
The Pleasure of Reading (Contributor) 183 copies, 7 reviews
Chocolate and Cuckoo Clocks: The Essential Alan Coren (Introduction) 140 copies, 4 reviews
Conversations with John le Carré (Contributor) 18 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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