Jim Crace

James "Jim" Crace (1946- ) is a contemporary English writer, the winner of numerous awards. He currently lives in the Moseley area of Birmingham with his wife and two children

He was born in St Albans, Hertfordshire, and grew up in Forty Hill, an area at the far northern point of Greater London, close to Enfield, where he attended Enfield Grammar School. He studied for a degree at the Birmingham College of Commerce (now part of Birmingham City University), where he was enrolled as an external student of the University of London. After securing a BA (Hons) in English Literature in 1968, he travelled overseas with the UK organization Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO), working in Sudan. Two years later he returned to the UK, and worked with the BBC, writing educational programmes. From 1976 to 1987 he worked as a freelance journalist for The Daily Telegraph and other newspapers.In 1974 he published his first work of prose fiction.

AOS Other Nautical Fiction

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Year  Book  Comment
1836 Signals of Distress A fierce gale beaches an American steamer off the English coast

The author’s official web site is jim-crace.com

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