Thomas Keneally has been shortlisted for the Booker four times and won it with Schindler's Ark in 1982. His novels have been filmed (Schindler's List and The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith) and dramatised (The Playmaker). He has also written several works of non-fiction including Homebush Boy, a memoir. His latest novel, Bettany's Book, was published by Sceptre in 2000.Previous Books:Books include: Homebush Boy, A River Town (0 340 62474 4), Jacko, Flying Hero Class, Blood Red, Sister Rose (0340 54651 4), Victim of the Aurora, Confederates , Woman of the Inner Sea, Flying Hero Class, Towards Asmara, Gossip From the Forest, A Family Madness (0340 39459 5), The Playmaker, Bettany's Book (0 340 62475 2) (all published by Sceptre).
'An extraordinary achievement' [Graham Greene]Brilliantly detailed, moving, powerful and gripping' [The Times]'Thomas Keneally has done marvellous justice to a marvellous story' [The Sunday Times]'Keneally is a superb storyteller. With Schindler's Ark he has given us his best book yet, a magnificent novel which held me from the first page to the last' [Alan Sillitoe]This remarkable book has the immediacy and the almost unbearable detail of a thousand eye witnesses who forgot nothing' [New York Times Book Review]