Francis Spufford is an English author born in 1964 and primarily known for writing non-fiction.
Spufford was born to Professor Margaret Spufford and Professor Peter Spufford. Margaret was a social historian while Peter specialized in economic history. The nature of his parents’ scholarly backgrounds had a notable impact on the path Spufford chose to take.
As a non-fiction writer, Spufford has won awards for scientific, historical and political writing. The author, who boasts a degree in English literature which he acquired in 1985 from the University of Cambridge, prefers non-fiction but his style has such a strong element of story-telling.
Books in order of publication:
Old New York Books
Short Story Collections
|True Stories and Other Essays||(2017)|
|The Chatto Book of Cabbages and Kings||(1989)|
|The Vintage Book of the Devil||(1993)|
|The Child That Books Built||(2002)|
|I May Be Some Time: The Story Behind the Antarctic Tragedy of Captain Scott||(2018)|