Biography

Graham Swift

Graham Swift lives in London and is the author of eight novels: THE SWEET-SHOP OWNER; SHUTTLECOCK, which received the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize; WATERLAND, which was short-listed for the Booker Prize and won The Guardian Fiction Award, the Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize and the Italian Premio Grinzane Cavour; OUT OF THIS WORLD; EVER AFTER, which won the French Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger; LAST ORDERS, which was awarded the Booker Prize; THE LIGHT OF DAY; and, most recently, TOMORROW. He is also the author of LEARNING TO SWIM, a collection of short stories. His work has been translated into more than 30 languages.

Graham Swift

Books by Graham Swift

by Graham Swift - Fiction

On an autumn day in 2006, on the Isle of Wight, Jack Luxton receives the news that his brother, not seen for years, has been killed in combat in Iraq. For Jack and his wife, Ellie, this will have unexpected, far-reaching effects. For Jack in particular, it means a crucial journey: to receive his brother’s remains and to confront his most secret, troubling memories.