Posted on 7th December 2011

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Fiction Uncovered 2011 title The Proof of Love by Catherine Hall wins 2011 Green Carnation Prize

Fiction Uncovered is pleased to announce that one of our 2011 titles, The Proof of Love by Catherine Hall, has been awarded the 2011 Green Carnation Prize. The prize, which launched in 2010, celebrates the writing of LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) authors. The 2011 shortlist included  Jackie Kay and Colm Toibin. The Proof of Love, set during…

Posted on 21st November 2011

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The Proof of Love by Catherine Hall nominated for the London Book Award and shortlisted for the Green Carnation Prize

Fiction Uncovered is pleased to announce that one of our 2011 titles, The Proof of Love by Catherine Hall, has been nominated for the London Book Award 2012 and shortlisted for the Green Carnation Prize 2011. The London Book Award is part of the London Awards for Art and Performance, which recognize artists who have made…

Posted on 20th September 2011

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Rampant Readers group reads The Proof of Love

For me, the appeal of this story is in the questions it raises. Can extended academic life be a preparation for coping with the messy realities of human life? What is the nature of love? Can it be reduced to a mathematical formula which proves its truth? Can escape really bring freedom?

Posted on 24th May 2011

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The Proof of Love

In 1976, a Cambridge mathematician named Spencer Little travels to the Lake District for the summer, intending to work on the proof that will secure him a fellowship. He takes a job on the farm of Hartley and Mary Dodds, and finds a friend in their ten-year-old daughter Alice. It takes a while for the…

Posted on 19th May 2011

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The Proof of Love

‘Hall conjures the parched heat of the summer of 1976 as a young Cambridge mathematician finds light and shade in the Cumbrian hills.’ Fiction Uncovered Judges 2011 Synopsis: During the long, hot summer of 1976, a young Cambridge mathematician arrives in a remote village in the Lake District and takes on a job as…