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Linda Grant interviewed by Lisa Allardice

Linda Grant News

Linda Grant: ‘I was brought up with paranoia’

The writer on her Brexit novel, A Stranger City, the role of clothes in her fiction – and why she always returns to Anita Brookner.

A Stranger City, Linda Grant’s eighth novel, which begins with the burial of an unknown woman discovered in the Thames, is a portrait of the disparate but interconnected lives that make up contemporary London. Grant was born in Liverpool, but has lived in London for 34 years. She won the Orange prize for fiction in 2000 and was shortlisted for the Man Booker prize in 2008.

Read the full article here: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/apr/20/linda-grant-a-stranger-city-interview-london