Peace Talks

Peace Talks

Tim Finch


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  • An important work of literary fiction that deals with universal themes of grieving and loss with a deceptively light touch and in immaculate prose. 
  • Quality prose, themes of male grieving, work, professional life, exotic central european setting
  • Political themes that should resonate with readers in Q4 2020: diplomacy, foreign affairs, foreign relationships, conflict, resolution
  • Author works for a London think tank, the Institute for Public Policy Research, was a BBC political journalist and is a former director of communications for the Refugee Council.


  • Readers of literary fiction, general fiction, British fiction, European fiction, family drama
  • Readers of Julian Barnes (The Sense of an Ending), Ian McEwan, Kazuo Ishiguro, Alexander Maksik, Robert Seethaler, Max Porter, Denis Johnson, Rachel Cusk, and Elizabeth Strout


Tim Finch:

Tim Finch is a leading campaigner and writer on refugee and migrant issues. He formerly worked as a director for the Refugee Council, and has founded two charities, among them Sponsor Refugees. As well as working as a senior political journalist at the BBC, he has broadcast frequently on Channel 4, Al Jazeera and CNN. He is the author of two novels, The House of Journalists (FSG, 2013), and Peace Talks (Europa, 2020).