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Glen James Brown, Ironopolis -

  Since Ironopolis was published five years ago, there have been many celebratory moments. The author, Glen James Brown, was not only shortlisted for the 2019 Orwell Prize for Political Fiction but also the 2020 Portico Prize for his debut. Additionally, Glen has enjoyed the rather enviable position of Writer in Residence at Gladstone’s Library. This month, there are further celebrations as we launch a new edition of Ironopolis, complete with an exciting new cover. Aside from some tremendous career highlights for Glen, Ironopolis also garnered rave reviews. The Bookseller called Ironopolis ‘An edgy and arresting debut novel.’ Meanwhile, in...

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Fiction, Glen James Brown, Ironopolis, News, Parthian Books, Portico Prize, shortlist -

Glen James Brown's tremendous novel, Ironopolis, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Portico Prize, we found out today! With the Orwell shortlisting in the summer, we'll soon be running out of space on the cover for all the award stickers! All at Parthian are so proud of Glen - huge congratulations to him. You can read more about the Portico here.

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Awards, Ironopolis, Longlisted, Portico Prize -

Glen James Brown’s epic Northern novel is on a roll this year, with another prestigious longlisting – this time The Portico Prize. Having recently made it onto the shortlist of the inaugural Orwell Prize for Political Fiction, we’re thrilled to see Ironopolis gaining even more much-deserved praise.

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Fiction, Glen James Brown, Ironopolis, News, Orwell Prize, shortlist -

Glen James Brown's bestselling debut Ironopolis has officially been shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction. 

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Audiobooks, Fiction, Glen James Brown, Ironopolis, News -

Glen James Brown’s debut novel Ironopolis – ‘a tapestry of working-class life in all its glory and pain.’ (Anthony Cartwright) – has stormed the shelves since its release last year. With reams of gleaming reviews and a recent longlisting for the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction, we are now thrilled to announce plans to release an audiobook edition of the novel with Audible. The editor of the project, Victoria Haslam, said this about the book: “I absolutely fell in love with Ironopolis by Glen James Brown. The writing is beautiful, and I love how the stories are woven together. And...

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