Sunday Times best-selling author
Patrick Gale is the author of sixteen novels and two collections of short stories. He is a keen cellist, gardener and artistic director of the North Cornwall Book Festival. He lives with his husband, the farmer and sculptor, Aidan Hicks, on their farm at the far west of Cornwall. In addition to his latest, Take Nothing With You, which was his fourth Sunday Times bestseller, his novels include Rough Music (2000), Notes From an Exhibition (2007), A Perfectly Good Man(2012) and A Place Called Winter (2015). In 2017 his Man in an Orange Shirt was screened by BBC2 as part of the Gay Britannia season. Continuing to be broadcast regularly around the world, this won the International Emmy for best miniseries. He is currently working on a feature film adaptation of a Rose Tremain short story, a television adaptation of A Place Called Winter and two of early 20thcentury classics… Extracts from the BBC documentary All Families Have Secrets – the Narrative Art of Patrick Gale can be seen on his websitewww.galewarning.org.
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