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The Girl with Glass Feet

By Ali Shaw

Winner of the Desmond Elliot Prize and shortlisted for the Costa First Book Award

As a local author, Ali Shaw regularly speaks at the writing group I attend in Oxford. 843 more words

Book Review

Review: The Girl with Glass Feet by Ali Shaw

The Girl with Glass Feet by Ali Shaw

Winner of the Desmond Elliott Prize

“Strange things are happening on the remote and snowbound archipelago of St. 483 more words


Ali Shaw at Wordpool Today

Ali Shaw started our Wordpool Thurs off… ‘charming’ , ‘endearing’, ‘interesting’, ‘fascinating’ just some of the positive descriptions of Ali’s talk from  today’s audience. And going off book sales and borrows we think he’s gained a lot of new readers in Blackpool.


Ali Shaw on his soon to be released third novel The Trees

“The Trees is about an enchanted forest that appears in the blink of an eye, all over the world, overgrowing and destroying everything that stands before it. 

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Wordpool 2015 - A Mesmerising Read


The Man Who Rained by Ali Shaw

A wonderfully written, lyrical novel. Full of magic, romance and thunder.
This novel manages to be both bleak and frightening at times, and heart-wrenchingly beautiful at others. 99 more words


Wordpool Festival 2015 - Thursday 2 July

Wordpool Festival 2015
 Blackpool Arts and Libraries Festival of Words brings you four days of author visits, performances and workshops.

We’ll be keeping you updated on all of Wordpool Festival’s events, here’s what’s happening on… 420 more words


Books with a Difference #2

Okay, so here another couple of books I’ve read that I think worth mentioning.

The first is The Girl with Glass Feet, by Ali Shaw… 428 more words