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Author Adam Thorpe
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Subject Episodic history of fictional village
Genre Historical novel
Publisher Martin Secker & Warburg
Publication date
Published in English
Media type Print
Pages 272 pp (First edition)
ISBN 0-436-52074-5
OCLC 28724545

Ulverton is the first novel by British author Adam Thorpe. The work recounts 300 years of history in the fictional village of Ulverton, stylistically representing the literary eras of the day.[1] The novel won the Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize in 1992.


  1. ^ "English literature." Encyclopædia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Access Date September 13, 2008. www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/188217/English-literature.