M John Harrison Goldsmith Prize 2020

The Goldsmiths Prize: M. John Harrison

Recorded: Sat 21 Nov 2020

Duration: 1 hour

The Goldsmiths Prize: M. John Harrison

We were delighted to welcome the 2020 winner of the Goldsmiths Prize, M. John Harrison to speak to fellow author and judge Chris Power on the art of the novel and this year’s most exciting new fiction.

Harrison’s winning novel, The Sunken Land Begins to Rise Again, is an uncanny tale of broken life in Brexit Britain.

He has described it as ‘a novel about conspiracy theory in which you can’t tell what’s theory and what’s real. It’s set in the UK now and it refers to the UK now. It isn’t science-fiction or folk horror or psycho-geography, but it contains parodic elements of all three and more.’

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