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Charles Palliser (born 1947) is an American-born, British-based novelist. He is the elder brother of the late author and freelance journalist Marcus Palliser.

Born in New England he is an American citizen but has lived in the United Kingdom since the age of three. He went up to Oxford in 1967 to read English Language and Literature and took a First in June 1970. He was awarded the B. Litt. in 1975 for a dissertation on Modernist fiction.

From 1974 until 1990 Palliser was a Lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. He was the first Deputy Editor of The Literary Review when it was founded in 1979. He taught creative writing during the Spring semester of 1986 at Rutgers University in New Jersey. In 1990 he gave up his university post to become a full-time writer when his first novel, The Quincunx, became an international best-seller.

He has published four novels which have been translated into a dozen languages; among them are French, German, Dutch, Finnish, Spanish, Greek, Japanese, Lithuanian, Polish and Russian.

Palliser has also written for the theatre, radio, and television. His stage play, Week Nothing, toured Scotland in 1980. His 90 minute radio play, The Journal of Simon Owen, was commissioned by the BBC and twice broadcast on Radio 4 in June, 1982. His short TV film, Obsessions: Writing, was broadcast by the BBC and published by BBC Publications in 1991. More recently, his short radio play, Artist with Designs, was broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 21 February 2004.

He teaches occasionally for the Arvon Foundation, the Skyros Institute, London University, the London Metropolitan University, and Middlesex University. He was Writer in Residence at the University of Poitiers in 1997.

In 1991 The Quincunx was awarded the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction by the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters which is given for the best first novel published in North America. The Unburied was nominated for the 2001 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.

Since 1990 he has written the Introduction to a Penguin Classics edition of the Sherlock Holmes stories, the foreword to a new French translation of Wilkie Collins’ The Moonstone published by Editions Phebus, and other articles on 19th century and contemporary fiction. He is a past member of the long-running North London Writers circle [1].

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Total Books: 46
Rustication A Novel
2014 - Rustication a Novel (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780393349818
ISBN-10: 0393349810
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

Die schwarze Kathedrale
2005 - Die Schwarze Kathedrale (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783426632291
ISBN-10: 3426632292

Le Quinconce V  Le Secret des cinq roses
2003 - Le Quinconce V Le Secret Des Cinq Roses (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782859409234
ISBN-10: 2859409238

Le Quinconce tome 3  Le Destin de Mary
2003 - Le Quinconce Tome 3 Le Destin De Mary (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782859409050
ISBN-10: 285940905X

Le Quinconce tome 4  La Cl introuvable
2003 - Le Quinconce Tome 4 La Cl Introuvable (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782859409227
ISBN-10: 285940922X

Le Quinconce tome 1  L'Hritage de John Huffman
2003 - Le Quinconce Tome 1 L'hritage De John Huffman (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782859408961
ISBN-10: 2859408967

Le Quinconce tome 2  Les Faubourgs de l'enfer
2003 - Le Quinconce Tome 2 Les Faubourgs De L'enfer (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782859408978
ISBN-10: 2859408975

The Unburied
2000 - The Unburied [Windsor Selection] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780754014386
ISBN-10: 075401438X
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

The Unburied
2000 - The Unburied (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780743410519
ISBN-10: 0743410513
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.

Quincunx Das Geheimnis der fnf Rosen
1999 - Quincunx Das Geheimnis Der Fnf Rosen (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783426631461
ISBN-10: 3426631466

Les morts reviennent toujours
1999 - Les Morts Reviennent Toujours (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9782702832325
ISBN-10: 2702832326

1996 - Betrayals (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780345404350
ISBN-10: 0345404351
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

Le Quinconce
1995 - Le Quinconce (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9782020259286
ISBN-10: 2020259281

The Quincunx
1995 - The Quincunx (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140177626
ISBN-10: 0140177620
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Quincunx The Inheritance of John Huffam
1993 - The Quincunx the Inheritance of John Huffam (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780670851362
ISBN-10: 0670851361

The Sensationist
1992 - The Sensationist (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780345379351
ISBN-10: 0345379357
Genre: Literature & Fiction

1991 - Sensationistom (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780345376152
ISBN-10: 0345376153

The Sensationist
1991 - The Sensationist (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780345369581
ISBN-10: 0345369580
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

The Quincunx
1990 - The Quincunx (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780345371133
ISBN-10: 0345371135
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.

The Quincunx
1990 - The Quincunx (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780345364630
ISBN-10: 0345364635
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.

Corpore Insepulto [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
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