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Hugo Hamilton is the author of the bestselling memoir, The Speckled People, which has so far been translated into 15 languages, the story of his German-Irish childhood in Dublin, where he was prohibited by his revolutionary father from speaking English.

He is the author of nine novels, two memoirs, a collection of shorts stories and three stage plays. His work has won international awards including the French Prix Femina Etranger, the Italian premio Giuseppe Berto and a DAAD scholarship in Berlin.

He is a member of Aosdana and lives in Dublin.


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