Books by Peter Hobbs

The descendant of Methodist lay preachers, PETER HOBBS lives in London. The Short Day Dying is his first novel.


IN THE ORCHARD, THE SWALLOWS by Peter Hobbs
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 4, 2014

"Too studied and not entirely convincing though also sensitive, reflective and beautifully written: The talented Hobbs will do better next time."
British writer Hobbs (The Short Day Dying, 2006, etc.) travels to Pakistan at the turn of the 21st century to broodingly explore a society in thrall to ancient customs. Read full book review >
THE SHORT DAY DYING by Peter Hobbs
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 20, 2006

"Bleak, but profoundly beautiful. Hobbs is a writer to watch."
A haunting debut limns the spiritual and social struggles of an apprentice blacksmith in 19th-century Cornwall. Read full book review >