David Abbott: I Love This Bookshop

David Abbott is author of the The Upright Piano Player and a respected figure in the world of advertising. His first novel was selected as one of the Culture Show’s twelve best new debuts in a recent BBC programme, and has been published in Germany and the USA amongst many other countries. He is also a great patron of independent bookshops, on both Is time. Give and All production has …

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The Late Harvest of Henry Cage

Die späte Ernte des Henry Cage is the German title of David Abbott’s first novel The Upright Piano Player. It has just been published, by DTV, and by the time of writing had rocketed to number 1 in the literature category on Amazon.de and to number 6 overall. David Abbott was last month announced as one of the Culture Show’s Twelve New Novelists. The Upright Piano Player is the only …

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Interview with David Abbott

On March 31st, MacLehose Press will publish the paperback edition of The Upright Piano Player by David Abbott, which came out in hardback last year. Longlisted for the Desmond Eliott Prize, it is Abbott’s first novel. David Abbott has worked for many years in the advertising industry, and was a founding partner of Abbott Mead Vickers, now the largest agency in the UK Paul Engles: What first gave you the …

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