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About the Author
Graham Swift was born in 1949 and is the author of nine novels; two collections of short stories; and of Making an Elephant, a book of essays, portraits, poetry, and reflections on his life in writing. With Waterland he won The Guardian Fiction Award, and with Last Orders the Booker Prize. Both novels have since been made into films. His work has appeared in over thirty languages.