War, Baby: The Glamour of Violence

An astonishing piece of boxing writing, detailing one of the most vicious, controversial ...

Jacobs Beach: The Mob, the Garden, and the Golden Age of Boxing

Nominated for the top Sports Book awards, this is the gripping tale of boxing's golden ...

Chloe Hooper

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Chloe Hooper

Chloe Hooper was born in 1973. Her highly praised first novel, A Child's Book of True Crime (2002), was shortlisted for the Orange Prize. Her Observer article about the Doomadgee case, 'Island of Lost Souls', was shortlisted for the Amnesty International Media Awards. The Tall Man was published by Jonathan Cape in 2009.


Books by Chloe Hooper

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A Child's Book Of True Crime

'Funny, edgy and sparky as sherbet, Hooper's novel lingers in the mind with all the ...

The Tall Man: Death and Life on Palm Island

'A powerful non-fiction novel in the tradition of Truman Capote's In Cold Blood' ...

The Engagement

A gripping, provocative new novel from Women's Prize Shortlisted author Chloe Hooper ...

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