Radio 2 Book Club: Tin Man

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Tin Man by Sarah Winman will be featured on the Radio 2 Book Club on Monday 21 August.

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Tin Man

It begins with a painting won in a raffle: fifteen sunflowers, hung on the wall by a woman who believes that men and boys are capable of beautiful things.

And then there are two boys, Ellis and Michael, who are inseparable.

And the boys become men, and then Annie walks into their lives, and it changes nothing and everything.

Sarah Winman grew up in Essex and now lives in London. She attended the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art and went on to act in theatre, film and television. She has written three novels, When God was a Rabbit, A Year of Marvellous Ways and Tin Man.

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