‘The English German Girl’ by Jake Wallis Simons
‘The English German Girl’ is the second novel by Jake Wallis Simons and is published this month by Polygon. Born in London in 1978, Jake was awarded a first class degree in English from St Peter’s College, Oxford, before undertaking a PhD in Creative Writing at UEA in 2007. His first novel, ‘The Exiled Times of a Tibetan Jew’, was published in 2005 and named by the Independent on Sunday as a Book of the Year. Jake is writes for a number of broadsheet newspapers in the UK, and regularly broadcasts on BBC Radio 4.