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Sean Lusk

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Sean Lusk is an historical novelist and award-winning short story writer, winner of the Manchester Fiction Prize and the Fish Short Story Prize. His debut novel The Second Sight of Zachary Cloudesley was published in 2022 by Doubleday/Penguin, garnering five-star reviews and longlisted for the Walter Scott Prize and shortlisted for Scottish Debut of the Year in the Saltire Awards.

He has lived in Greece, Pakistan and Egypt, working variously as a gardener, speechwriter and diplomatic official. He now lives near Forres on the Moray Firth in Scotland.