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James Hawes is a British novelist who has also written screen adaptations for two of his works. He was born in 1960 and grew up in Gloucestershire. He graduated from Hertford College, Oxford and then worked as an English teacher in Spain. After a short stint as an archaeologist in Wales, he studied for a Ph.D. on Nietzsche and Kafka at University College, London in 1987.

He lectured in Ireland between 1989 and 1991 before teaching German at the Swansea University. To date, he has published six novels, two of which he has adapted as screenplays for movie productions.

His fifth novel Speak for England (2005) led the Guardian to decide that 'James Hawes has matured into a wonderful satirist.'His latest novel is My Little Armalite (2008), of which The Guardian remarked: 'Hawes has developed into a prolifically inventive and increasingly subtle satirist'. His Kafka biography, Excavating Kafka (2008), caused outrage in Germany but was hailed (again in The Guardian) as 'this utterly brilliant and absolutely infuriating book ...'

In 2008, James Hawes also started as senior lecturer in Creative Writing at Oxford Brookes University.

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Total Books: 28
Dead Long Enough
Dead Long Enough (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780099759812
ISBN-10: 0099759810
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Ein weier Mercedes mit Heckflossen
Ein Weier Mercedes Mit Heckflossen (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783423125086
ISBN-10: 342312508X
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Englanders and Huns The Culture-Clash Which Led to the First World War
EXCAVATING KAFKA
Excavating Kafka (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781847245441
ISBN-10: 1847245447
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Practitioner's Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure 2009-1 ed
Practitioner's Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure 2009-1 Ed (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780314990563
ISBN-10: 0314990569
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Rancid Aluminum
Rancid Aluminum (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780099759713
ISBN-10: 0099759713
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Ranziges Aluminium
Ranziges Aluminium (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783462029031
ISBN-10: 3462029037
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The Shortest History of Germany From Julius Caesar to Angela MerkelA Retelling for Our Times
Speak for England
Speak for England (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780099470175
ISBN-10: 0099470179
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Speak For England The Great New Smash Hit Story
Speak for England the Great New Smash Hit Story (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780385662970
ISBN-10: 0385662971
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Une Mercedes blanche avec des ailerons
Une Mercedes Blanche Avec Des Ailerons (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782879291208
ISBN-10: 2879291208
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A White Merc With Fins
A White Merc with Fins (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780099591511
ISBN-10: 0099591510
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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White Merc with Fins
White Merc with Fins (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780099757818
ISBN-10: 0099757818
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White Merc with Fins A
White Merc with Fins A (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780679442257
ISBN-10: 0679442251
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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White Powder Green Light
White Powder Green Light (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780099442080
ISBN-10: 0099442086
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Why You Should Read Kafka Before You Waste Your Life