Books by Clare Clark

CLARE CLARK lives in London. The Great Stink is her first novel.


BEAUTIFUL LIES by Clare Clark
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"Long, intricate and very well-realized: a page turner for the smart set."
A well-rendered novel of extraordinary lives in Victorian London. Read full book review >
SAVAGE LANDS by Clare Clark
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 2, 2010

"Although finely textured, this oblique, murkily downbeat tale often loses its thrust in the details."
Poetic, powerfully visualized yet oppressive account of French settlement in Louisiana during the early 18th century. Read full book review >
THE NATURE OF MONSTERS by Clare Clark
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2007

"Clark has talent and energy to burn. But she's burning both up in wasteful displays of gratuitous pyrotechnics."
A seduced and abandoned maiden's tribulations in early 18th-century London are recounted with almost frightening gusto in the British author's successor to her debut historical novel, The Great Stink (2005). Read full book review >
THE GREAT STINK by Clare Clark
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Significantly flawed, but very much worth reading."
Excrement happens in this impressively researched first novel, which earned its London author an Orange Fiction Prize nomination. Read full book review >