A M Homes wins Women’s Prize for fiction

image-mediumHave you read any A M Homes, the American author who has walked off with the Women’s prize for fiction 2013?

If not, explore our A M Homes collection which includes May We Be Forgiven, the prize winning title which is her sixth novel and published by Granta.

Synopsis – Harry has spent a lifetime watching his younger brother, George – a taller, smarter and more successful high-flying TV executive – acquire a covetable wife, two kids and a beautiful home. But Harry, a historian and Nixon scholar, also knows George has a murderous temper, and when George loses control the result is an act so shocking that both brothers are hurled into entirely new lives, in which they both must seek absolution.

Her autobiography also sounds fascinating Homes is adopted and here’s her story of meeting her birth parents in her thirties and the ensuing events – it’s been given a 5 star rating by one of our readers The Mistress’s  Daughter