Robert Hough

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Robert Hough (born 1963, Toronto) is a Canadian author. Hough graduated from Queen's University at Kingston in 1985. Following a career as a free-lance magazine journalist, Hough published his first novel titled The Final Confession of Mabel Stark, in 2001.

Published works[edit]

  • The Final Confession of Mabel Stark (2001). Toronto: Random House of Canada. ISBN 0-679-31091-6. A novel about a female-tiger trainer, it was published in fifteen countries in a dozen languages. It was nominated for the Commonwealth Writer's Prize and The Trillium Award.
  • The Stowaway (2004). Toronto: Random House of Canada. ISBN 0-679-31146-7. Published internationally, it was listed on The Boston Globe's Top Ten Books of the Year and was nominated for the Dublin-Impac Writer's Prize.
  • The Culprits (2007). Toronto: Random House of Canada. ISBN 978-0-307-35564-5. A satire about global warfare, the novel was nominated for the Commonwealth Writer's Prize, Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize and The Trillium Award.
  • Dr. Brinkley's Tower (2012) Toronto: House of Anansi. ISBN 978-0-88784-319-8. The story of a charlatan's construction of a million-watt radio tower in a small Mexican community, the novel functions as a satire on imperialism and American intervention. It was nominated for the Governor General's Award, and long-listed for the Giller Prize.
  • The Man Who Saved Henry Morgan (2015) Toronto: House of Anansi. ISBN 978-1-77089-945-2 An illiterate board game hustler forms an unlikely friendship with the famous privateer, Henry Morgan. It was nominated for the Trillium Award.

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