Charles Lambert is the author of several novels, short stories, and the memoir With a Zero at its Heart, which was voted one of The Guardian readers’ Ten Best Books of the Year in 2014.
In 2007, he won an O. Henry Award for his short story The Scent of Cinnamon. His first novel, Little Monsters, was longlisted for the 2010 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. His novel Prodigal was shortlisted for the Polari Prize for LGBTQ writing in 2019. Born in England, Charles Lambert has lived in central Italy since 1980.
Praise for Charles Lambert
‘Charles Lambert is a terrific, devious storyteller.” – Owen King, author of Double Feature and co-author of Sleeping Beauties
‘A seriously good writer’ Dame Beryl Bainbridge
‘Charles Lambert could one day attain classic status’ Maggie Gee