Green Lion by UEA writer Henrietta Rose-Innes is the second of her novels to be published in the UK by Aardvark Bureau, having been published originally in South Africa in 2015. An earlier novel Nineveh was published in the UK and USA last year, having been published originally in South Africa in 2011 and shortlisted for the M-Net Literary Award and South Africa’s Sunday Times Fiction Prize. The French translation Ninive was the winner of the François Sommer Literary Prize in 2015. Henrietta is from Cape Town, South Africa, and is currently completing her PhD in Creative and Critical Writing at UEA. She is the author of two other novels and a collection of short stories. She was the winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing in 2008 and the HSBC / PEN Short Story Prize in 2007, and was runner-up in the BBC Short Story Award in 2012. Her work is included in the Granta Book of the African Short Story (2011) and is published in several other languages.