John Saul is the author of the collections of short fiction Call It Tender, The Most Serene Republic, and As Rivers Flow, as well as the novels Heron and Quin and Seventeen. With stories appearing in publications throughout the UK and internationally, he has had work in Dalkey Archive's Best European Fiction 2018 anthology and Best British Short Stories 2016. He lives in west London.
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