Agent: Isobel Dixon
Biography: Harry Whitehead worked for many years in film and TV production. He has masters degrees in creative writing and medical anthropology, and a PhD from Lancaster University. He has had a number of short stories and essays published, and teaches creative writing at the University of Leicester. THE CANNIBAL SPIRIT is his first novel and he is writing a second for Hamish Hamilton Canada.
'...This is a brave and ambitious book that sets out to retrieve lost history and turn it into high literature.' -- Tom Sandborne, Globe and Mail on THE CANNIBAL SPIRIT.