Nigel-PickardNigel Pickard

Nigel Pickard was born in 1966 in West Germany. The son of a soldier, he spent his childhood in various parts of Germany, Hong Kong, the south of England, and, finally, Yorkshire. He is currently a Deputy Headteacher in an inner-city comprehensive in Nottingham. Shoestring Press published his first poetry collection, Making Sense, in 2004. One, his first novel, was published by Bookcase in 2005. He is married with two children.

Titles: One (Bookcase)

One

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One is the story of Sol and Kate Roberts, and their struggle to come to terms with their son’s autism

Love story, coming-of-age novel and exploration of the autistic condition, One is a moving, thought provoking and sometimes very funny debut.