Fri, 01/03/2013 - 13:52
Gill Hornby sets her début novel The Hive (Little, Brown, May) in a bloodthirsty arena all of us have experienced at least once: the school playground. The action takes place at the fictional St Ambrose, which is set in a West Country market town (Hornby herself lives in Kintbury, Berkshire) and expertly captures primary...
Fri, 25/05/2012 - 09:03
Little, Brown has won a hotly contested six-way auction for two novels by Gill Hornby, sister of Nick Hornby and wife of Robert Harris. The publisher described Hornby’s début The Hive as “wise, touching and very, very funny”.
Editor-in-chief Antonia Hodgson bought British Commonwealth...