Roma Tearne

RomaTearneHer ambitious and exquisite first novel Mosquito, set against the background of her native Sri Lanka at the height of the troubles, was shortlisted for the Costa, Los Angeles Times and Arts Club First Novel awards.  Brixton Beach was chosen for the Channel 4 TV Book Club and has sold 90,000 copies.  The Swimmer was longlisted for The Orange Prize. Little Brown published her groundbreaking novel, The Road to Urbino.