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Horatio Clare

Horatio Clare

Horatio Clare is an author and journalist. He has published a dozen books for children and adults, ranging from memoir and travel to short stories and novellas, including Running for the Hills (Somerset Maugham Award), A Single Swallow, Down to the Sea in Ships (Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year), Aubrey and the Terrible Yoot (Branford Boase Best Debut Children's Book Award) and Icebreaker: A Voyage Far North (shortlisted for Wales Book of the Year).

Horatio is a regular broadcaster to BBC Radio, notably From Our Own Correspondent (Radio 4) and the presenter of the Sound Walks series (Radio 3). He writes on travel for The Financial Times and on books for The Spectator; his features appear in The Observer, The Daily Telegraph and Conde Nast Traveller, where he is a Contributing Editor.