Books by Trezza Azzopardi

Trezza Azzopardi was born in Cardiff. She studied Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia and is an external examiner for Creative and Cultural Studies at Norwich School of Art and Design. Her acclaimed first novel, The Hiding Place (2000), is

THE HIDING PLACE by Trezza Azzopardi
Released: Jan. 1, 2010

"Like the gritty world they inhabit, Azzopardi's characters command a ragged, sharp-edged dignity in this haunting debut."
Azzopardi brings the immigrant and poverty-stricken underbelly of Cardiff, Wales, during the 1960s to disturbing life as a young child bears witness to the gradual disintegration of her troubled family. Read full book review >
WINTERTON BLUE by Trezza Azzopardi
Released: March 10, 2007

"Darkly charming."
After two starkly different novels (The Hiding Place, 2001 and Remember Me, 2004), Azzopardi moves in yet a third direction: a romance, springing to life on the English coast, between two damaged souls struggling to get beyond tragic losses suffered in their childhoods. Read full book review >
REMEMBER ME by Trezza Azzopardi
Released: March 1, 2004

"Second-novelist Azzopardi (the Booker-shortlisted Hiding Place, 2000) makes Winnie's bleak life compelling by completing the jigsaw of her addled world piece by piece until it makes sense."
From her miserable childhood in the 1930s through her increasingly troubled adulthood, a vagrant woman is doomed from birth, her few happy moments elusive if not delusional. Read full book review >