The Balance | Nicola Barker | Granta Magazine

The Balance

Nicola Barker

‘There were five of them remaining and it was all in the balance.’

Nicola Barker

Nicola Barker is the author of twelve novels – including Wide OpenDarkmansThe Yips and In the Approaches – and two short story collections. She has been twice longlisted and once shortlisted for the Booker Prize, and was named one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists in 2003. Her novel H(A)PPY won the 2017 Goldsmiths Prize. Her most recent novel is titled I Am Sovereign.

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