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Matthew Kneale

Matthew Kneale

Matthew Kneale was born in London in 1960. His books include Whore Banquets (1987), later re-issued as Mr Foreigner (2002), winner of a Somerset Maugham Award; Inside Rose’s Kingdom (1989); Sweet Thames (1992), winner of a Mail on Sunday/John Llewellyn Rhys Prize; and English Passengers (2002) which won the 2000 Whitbread Book of the Year Award and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize for Fiction. He lives in Rome.