Tristan Hughes was born in Atikokan, a small town in northern Ontario, Canada, where he lived for four years before moving to Anglesey (or Ynys Mon in Welsh), an island off the coast of north Wales.
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UK launch of Eye Lake. For details see www.picador.com
The Canadian launch of Eye Lake will be 15th October.
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‘Hughes's rapt and rhythmic prose captures all the secretive intensity of an "entire compacted country": not just this island of saints and sinners off the north Welsh coast, but youth itself.’
‘Superbly accomplished ... Hughes’s prose is startling and luminous.’