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Animals wins a Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize

Conville & Walsh are delighted to announce that Emma Jane Unsworth has won a Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize for her novel Animals, described by Nathan Filer as ‘savagely funny, clever and wise’. The prize, worth £5,000 for each of the eight winners, was awarded last night at a ceremony held at the Jerwood Foundation.

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Laura and Tyler are two young women who have been tearing up the city streets for ten years, leaving a trail of angry drug dealers and spent men in their wake. Now Laura is engaged to be married and her teetotal classical pianist fiancé, Jim, is away overseas. Tyler wants to keep the party going but Laura is torn between the constant temptations provided by her best friend and a calmer life with Jim on the horizon. As the wedding draws closer, the duo’s limits are tested, along with their friendship…

Dark, sexy, philosophical and hilarious, ANIMALS is a super-charged romantic comedy that explores the eternal question: must you change your lifestyle in your thirties, or can you keep partying until the bitter end?

If you’d like to read the book, you can buy a copy online or in your local book shop.

19 Jun 2015