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Rose Tremain

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Acceptance, she thinks, is the harshest lesson life teaches and the one most important to learn.

— Rose Tremain


...together we shall see what is in this great kingdom of Denmark, and on this journey you will put from you all the sufferings of recent years and regain your joy in the world.

— Rose Tremain


When you've finished a piece of work you've had a kind of love affair with it.

— Rose Tremain

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A novel usually takes me two years. A year to research and plan and dream. Then a year to write.

— Rose Tremain

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Any setting can potentially acquire this vividness. It slowly arrives during the period of research, until it is as immediate to me as my own real surroundings.

— Rose Tremain

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At the moment, I'm toying with a new idea for a book, but fully engaged with writing screenplays, so the book idea - which needs empty space in my head - is barely formed yet.

— Rose Tremain

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I can inhabit any character in a way that is difficult to do successfully in a contemporary novel.

— Rose Tremain

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I think I'm drawn to writing about something which feels intense and important.

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Life is not a dress rehearsal.

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I'm not very interested in charting a day-to-day familiar reality. I'm always looking for territory in which to explore the BIG subjects, the life-or-death stories.

— Rose Tremain

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About Rose Tremain

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Her influences include William Golding author of Lord of the Flies and Gabriel Garcia Marquez's 1967 novel 100 Years of Solitude and the magical realism style. Her story was publiRose Tremaind in the 'Earth' collection. Awards and honors
2012 Wellcome Trust Book Prize shortlist Merivel: A Man of His Time
2008 Orange Prize The Road Home
1999 Whitbread Award Music and Silence
1994 Prix Femina Étranger Sacred Country
1992 James Tait Black Memorial Prize Sacred Country
1989 Sunday Express Book of the Year Restoration
1984 Giles Cooper Award Temporary Shelter (play)

Selected bibliography

Sadler's Birthday (1976) ISBN 0-356-08387-X
Letter to Sister Benedicta (1978) ISBN 0-354-04353-6
The Cupboard (1981) ISBN 0-354-04769-8
Journey to the Volcano (1985) ISBN 0-241-11651-1
The Swimming Pool Season (1985) ISBN 0-241-11496-9
Restoration (1989) ISBN 0-241-12695-9
Sacred Country (1992) ISBN 1-85619-118-4
The Way I Found Her (1997) ISBN 1-85619-409-4
Music and Silence (1999) ISBN 1-86056-027-X
The Colour (2003) ISBN 0-7011-7296-7
The Road Home (2008) ISBN 978-0-09-947846-1
Trespass (2010 W.

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