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Name: Graham Swift  
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Date of Birth: 4th May 1949
Place of Birth: London, England, UK
Profession: Writer
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia

Graham Swift (born May 4, 1949) is a well-known British author. He was born in London, England.

Some of his works have been made into movies, including Last Orders which starred Michael Caine and Bob Hoskins.


  • Sweet-Shop Owner (1980)
  • Shuttlecock (1982)
  • Waterland (1983)
  • Out of this World (1988)
  • Ever After (1992)
  • Last Orders (1996) -- winner of the 1996 Booker Prize
  • The Light of Day (2003)

Although Swift won the Booker prize for Last Orders in 1996, many consider Waterland to be his premier novel.

Short Stories

Learning to Swim (1982)

External Links

  • 1985 audio interview with Graham Swift by Don Swaim of CBS Radio, RealAudio

This content from Wikipedia is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article Graham Swift