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Looking for autofiction novels by British writers

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I am currently looking for autofiction novels by British writers. I know many autofiction novels by American, Scandinavian, and German writers but I need to find one or two by writers from Britain because I want to write a paper about autofiction and since I am studying English Literature and Culture I am only allowed to discuss works by British authors.

It would, therefore, be of tremendous help if you could recommend me some books!

Thanks very much for your trouble, I really appreciate it!

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Hi, welcome to the forum! 

 

That's an interesting choice of genre. I don't really know a lot about it, but I'm not sure it was particularly popular in Britain. I think Joanna Walsh should fit the criteria though?

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One that comes immediately to mind is Hello Darling, Are You Working? by Rupert Everett, which I read earlier this year.  It's not 100% autofiction, but it does have a LOT of  events from and similarities with his own life.

 

If I can think of any more, I'll add them!

 

Edit:  I thought of another one:  The Temple by Stephen Spender.

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The likes of James Herriot and Gerald Durrell could be described as autofiction (I had to look up the term, I hadn't heard of it before :lol:)

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