Jim Powell (British novelist)

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Jim Powell (born 17 May 1949 in London) is a British novelist, and is a direct descendant of the 19th-century novelist Thomas Love Peacock.

Education[edit]

Jim Powell was educated at Charterhouse School and Trinity Hall, Cambridge, where he has a master's degree in history. He stood as a candidate for the Conservative Party against Geoffrey Robinson in the Coventry North-West constituency in the British General Election of 1987.

Publications[edit]

Jim Powell's first novel, The Breaking of Eggs, was published in 2010. It deals with the impact of fascism and communism on 20th-century Europe. The novel was longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize for first novels.[1] It was reviewed in[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BBC News Apr 14, 2010
  2. ^ Pellegrino, Nicky (21 June 2010). "The golden egg". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 6 October 2011. 

External links[edit]

  • [1] Jim Powell website