|Born||Timothy Peter Mo
30 December 1950
Timothy Peter Mo (Chinese: 毛翔青 born 30 December 1950) is a British novelist. Born to a British mother and a Hong Kong father, Mo lived in Hong Kong until the age of 10, when he moved to Britain. Educated at Mill Hill School and St John's College, Oxford, Mo worked as a journalist before becoming a novelist.
His works have won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize, the Hawthornden Prize, and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize (for fiction), and three of his novel were shortlisted for the Booker Prize for Fiction. Mo was also the recipient of the 1992 E. M. Forster Award.
- The Monkey King (1978)
- Sour Sweet (1982), filmed as Soursweet in 1988
- An Insular Possession (1986)
- The Redundancy of Courage (1991)
- Brownout on Breadfruit Boulevard (1995)
- Renegade or Halo2 (2000)
- Pure (2012)
- 1979 Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize for The Monkey King
- 1982 Booker Prize for Fiction (shortlist) for Sour Sweet
- 1982 Hawthornden Prize for Sour Sweet
- 1986 Booker Prize for Fiction (shortlist) for An Insular Possession
- 1991 Booker Prize for Fiction (shortlist) for The Redundancy of Courage
- 1992 E. M. Forster Award
- 1999 James Tait Black Memorial Prize (for fiction) for Renegade or Halo2
- According to "Timothy Mo" in Contemporary Authors Online, Thomson Gale, (16 June 2004 update), some sources give his year of birth as 1953
- Nick Rennison (2005). Contemporary British novelists. Routledge. pp. 101–3. ISBN 978-0-415-21709-5. Retrieved 19 May 2013.
- "Timothy Mo British Council Literature". British Council. British Council. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
- "American Academy of Arts and Letters - Award Winners". American Academy of Arts and Letters. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
- Books by ISBN Paddleless Press
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