Sam Savage, author of Firmin, dies aged 78

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Sam Savage, author of Firmin, dies aged 78

Jan 23 2019

Author Sam Savage, whose first novel, Firmin: Adventures of a Metropolitan Lowlife, was published when he was 65 and went on to become an international bestseller, has died aged 78. His publisher, Coffee House Press, said, "As we celebrate Sam's life and work, the staff of Coffee House Press joins Sam's family and readers in mourning the loss of a remarkable author and friend, and we are extremely grateful for the opportunity to publish his work and for his friendship."

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