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Jude Cook

Jude Cook is the author of two novels: Byron Easy and Jacob's Advice. He also writes for The Guardian, The Spectator, Literary Review, New Statesman, TLS, while his essays and short fiction have appeared in Stockholm Review, The Moth, and The Honest Ulsterman, among others. In 2017, he was longlisted for the Pin Drop RA short story award, and in 2018 for the Colm Tóibín International Short Story Award.
Jacob’s Advice
Described by the Daily Mail as “a thoughtful paean to Paris”, Jacob’s Advice – the second novel from Byron Easy author Jude Cook – is set against a backdrop of nationalism, the Charlie Hebdo attack and the resurgence of antisemitism, as protagonist Larry Frost searches for proof of his hoped-for Jewish identity. An editor for The Literary Consultancy and a book critic for The Spectator, The Guardian and Literary Review, Jude ...