Peter Benson is the author of twelve novels, and winner of the Guardian Fiction Prize, the Encore Award and the Somerset Maugham Award. He has also published short stories, screenplays and poetry, and his work has been adapted for television and radio, and translated into several languages. His previous novel,The Stromness Dinner was published in 2020. His website is www.peterbenson.net.
His next page turning novel Kidnap Fury of the Smoking Lovers is forthcoming in June 2022.