Louis de Bernières

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Louis de Bernières (born 8 December 1954) is an English novelist.wikipedia
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Captain Corelli's Mandolin

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He is perhaps best known for his 1994 historical war novel Captain Corelli's Mandolin.
Captain Corelli's Mandolin, released simultaneously in the United States as Corelli's Mandolin, is a 1994 novel by the British writer Louis de Bernières, set on the Greek island of Cephalonia during the Italian and German occupation of the Second World War.

Granta

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In 1993 de Bernières was selected as one of the "20 Best of Young British Novelists", part of a promotion in Granta magazine.

Commonwealth Foundation prizes

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Captain Corelli's Mandolin was published in the following year, winning the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best Book.

The War of Don Emmanuel's Nether Parts

It was his experiences in Colombia (as well as the influence of writer Gabriel García Márquez, describing himself as a "Márquez parasite") that, he says, profoundly influenced his first three novels, The War of Don Emmanuel's Nether Parts (1990), Señor Vivo and the Coca Lord (1991) and The Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzman (1992).
The War of Don Emmanuel's Nether Parts is a novel by Louis de Bernières, first published in 1990.

Señor Vivo and the Coca Lord

It was his experiences in Colombia (as well as the influence of writer Gabriel García Márquez, describing himself as a "Márquez parasite") that, he says, profoundly influenced his first three novels, The War of Don Emmanuel's Nether Parts (1990), Señor Vivo and the Coca Lord (1991) and The Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzman (1992).
Señor Vivo and the Coca Lord is a novel by Louis de Bernières, first published in 1991.

The Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzman

It was his experiences in Colombia (as well as the influence of writer Gabriel García Márquez, describing himself as a "Márquez parasite") that, he says, profoundly influenced his first three novels, The War of Don Emmanuel's Nether Parts (1990), Señor Vivo and the Coca Lord (1991) and The Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzman (1992).
The Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzman is a novel by Louis de Bernières, first published in 1992.

De Montfort University

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On 16 July 2008 he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in the Arts by the De Montfort University in Leicester, which he had attended when it was Leicester Polytechnic.

Captain Corelli's Mandolin (film)

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In 2001, the book was turned into a film.
It is based on the 1994 novel Captain Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Bernières.

Red Dog (novel)

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His book Red Dog (2001) was inspired by a statue of a dog he saw during a visit to the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Red Dog (2002) is a short novel by Louis de Bernières charting the life of a popular dog, a "Red Cloud Kelpie" nicknamed Red Dog, in Karratha, Western Australia.

Birds Without Wings

Birds Without Wings (2004) is set in Turkey, and portrays the tragic fate of the diverse people in a small village, who belong to different language-speaking groups and religions, toward the end of the Ottoman Empire, the rise of Kemal Atatürk, and the Gallipoli Campaign of the First World War from the Turkish viewpoint.
Birds Without Wings is a novel by Louis de Bernières, written in 2004.

Red Dog (film)

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It was adapted as a film of the same name in Australia in 2011.
The film is based on the true story of Red Dog and uses the novel Red Dog by Louis de Bernieres as the primary source.

Bungay

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He now lives near Bungay in Suffolk.
Authors Elizabeth Jane Howard and Louis de Bernières have lived in the town.

Notwithstanding (short story collection)

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Notwithstanding (2009) is a collection of short stories revolving around a fictional English village, Notwithstanding, and its eccentric inhabitants.
Notwithstanding is a short story collection by British author Louis de Bernières.

Sunday Morning at the Centre of the World (play for voices)

Sunday Morning At the Centre of the World
Sunday Morning at the Centre of the World was written by Louis De Bernieres in 2001 and released as a play for voices.

Wormley, Surrey

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Notwithstanding is based on the village where he grew up, Wormley, Surrey, and he muses whether this is, or is no longer, the rural idyll.

Historical fiction

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He is perhaps best known for his 1994 historical war novel Captain Corelli's Mandolin.

War novel

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He is perhaps best known for his 1994 historical war novel Captain Corelli's Mandolin.

Promotion (marketing)

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In 1993 de Bernières was selected as one of the "20 Best of Young British Novelists", part of a promotion in Granta magazine.

Magazine

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In 1993 de Bernières was selected as one of the "20 Best of Young British Novelists", part of a promotion in Granta magazine.

The Sunday Express Book of the Year

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It was also shortlisted for the 1994 Sunday Express Book of the Year.

Leicester

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On 16 July 2008 he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in the Arts by the De Montfort University in Leicester, which he had attended when it was Leicester Polytechnic.

Woolwich

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Louis H. P. de Bernières-Smart was born near Woolwich in London in 1954 and grew up in Surrey, the first part of his surname being inherited from a French Huguenot forefather.

Huguenots

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Louis H. P. de Bernières-Smart was born near Woolwich in London in 1954 and grew up in Surrey, the first part of his surname being inherited from a French Huguenot forefather.

Bradfield College

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He was educated at Bradfield College and joined the army when he was 18, but left after four months of the officer training course at Sandhurst.

Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

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He was educated at Bradfield College and joined the army when he was 18, but left after four months of the officer training course at Sandhurst.