Edric, Robert, 1956-Alternative names
Robert Edric is a pseudonym for Gary Edric Armitage, an award winning British novelist born in Sheffield in 1956.
Now based in Yorkshire, Edric has written over 20 novels. A Season of Peace (1985) and Across the Autumn Grass (1986) were written under the name of G. E. Armitage. Winter Garden (1985) was Edric's first published novel and winner of the James Tait Black Award. Two of his novels have been long-listed for the Man Booker Prize: Peacetime (2002) and Gathering the Water (2006).
In 2005 Edric completed a trilogy of detective novels set in Hull: Cradle Song, Siren Song and Swan Song.
From the guide to the Robert Edric Archive, 1982/2005, (University of East Anglia)
- Authors, English--20th century
- Hull (England) (as recorded)