Award-winning novelist Jim Crace talks to Sunday Times chief fiction reviewer Peter Kemp about his latest work, Harvest. It is a story of one man and his village and the loss of a way of life, about the tragedy of land pillaged and communities scattered as England’s fields are enclosed. Crace is author of ten books. Continent won the Whitbread First Novel Award and Guardian Fiction Prize. Quarantine won the Whitbread Novel of the Year and Being Dead won the National Book Critics Circle Award.