Brian Moore (novelist)

Brian Moore (novelist)

James Tait Black Memorial Prize (1975)

Governor General's Award for English language fiction (1960 and 1975)

Brian Moore (first name /briːˈæn/ bree-AN; 25 August 1921 – 11 January 1999) was a novelist and screenwriter from Northern Ireland who emigrated to Canada and later lived in the United States. He was acclaimed for the descriptions in his novels of life in Northern Ireland after the Second World War, in particular his explorations of the inter-communal divisions of The Troubles. He was awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize in 1975 and the inaugural Sunday Express Book of the Year award in 1987, and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize three times. Moore also wrote screenplays and several of his books were made into films.

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