Eleanor Catton

New Zealand writer

Eleanor Catton (born 24 September 1985) is a Canadian-New Zealand author. Her second novel, The Luminaries, won the 2013 Man Booker Prize. Catton was born in London, Ontario, Canada and she grew up in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Eleanor Catton
Eleanor Catton in 2015
Eleanor Catton in 2015
BornLondon, Ontario
OccupationAuthor
Notable workThe Rehearsal

Literary worksEdit

Her first novel, The Rehearsal, was released in 2008. Catton is the youngest author to win the Man Booker Prize. The Luminaries is the longest book (832 pages) to win the prize.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Eleanor Catton | Arts Foundation Laureate". Arts Foundation. Retrieved 2020-06-07.