Über den Autor
Stephen Kelman was born in Luton in 1976. After finishing his degree he worked variously as a warehouse operative, a careworker, and in marketing and local government administration. He decided to pursue his writing seriously in 2005, and has completed several feature screenplays since then. Pigeon English is his first novel; he is currently working on his second.
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2011 Shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award 2011 Deeply funny, moving, idiosyncratic and unforgettable, Pigeon English introduces a major new literary talent