The Hay Festival 2010
HAY-ON-WYE, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 30: Simon Mawer, author, poses for a portrait at The Hay Festival on May 30, 2010 in Hay-on-Wye, Wales. (Photo by David Levenson/Getty Images)

Simon
Mawer

Simon Mawer grew up in England, Cyprus and Malta. He then moved to Italy, where he taught at the British International School in Rome for many years before returning to the UK. He is the author of several novels including the Man Booker shortlisted The Glass Room, The Girl Who Fell from the Sky and Tightrope.

Simon Mawer grew up in England, Cyprus and Malta. He then moved to Italy, where he taught at the British International School in Rome for many years before returning to the UK. He is the author of several novels including the Man Booker shortlisted The Glass Room, The Girl Who Fell from the Sky and Tightrope.

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