Diana Evans
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Diana Evans

Diana Evans is a British author of Nigerian and English descent. Her bestselling debut novel, 26a, won the inaugural Orange Award for New Writers and the British Book Awards deciBel Writer of the Year prize. It was shortlisted for the Whitbread First Novel, the Guardian First Book, the Commonwealth Best First Book and the Times/South Bank Show Breakthrough awards, and longlisted for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Her second novel, The Wonder, was also published to critical acclaim and is under option for TV dramatisation. Evans was nominated for the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction for her third novel, Ordinary People, which was a New Yorker 2018 book of the year. She is a former dancer, and as a journalist and critic has contributed to among others Time Magazine, Marie Claire, The Independent, The Guardian, The Observer, The Times, the Financial Times and Harper's Bazaar. Currently an associate lecturer at Goldsmiths University, she holds an MA in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia. She lives in London. www.diana-evans.com

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    • Ordinary People

    • By: Diana Evans
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Saayeng
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Melissa feels increasingly that she’s defined solely by motherhood, while Michael mourns the former thrill of their romance. In the suburbs, Stephanie’s aspirations for bliss on the commuter belt, coupled with her middle-class upbringing, compound Damian’s itch for a bigger life....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Long painful slog.

    • By Denise on 01-24-19

    Regular price: $24.95

    • 26a

    • By: Diana Evans
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Forced to create their own identities, the Hunter children build a separate universe. But when reality comes knocking, the fantasies of childhood start to give way....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator Gets an A++++

    • By Carolyn F. Auge on 07-16-07

    Regular price: $21.48

    • The Wonder

    • By: Diana Evans
    • Narrated by: Patrice Naimbana
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    As a child, Lucas assumed that all children who’d lost their parents lived on water....

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