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Jennifer Johnston - Author


Jennifer Johnston is one of the foremost Irish writers of her, or any generation. She has won the Whitbread Prize (THE OLD JEST), the Evening Standard Best First Novel Award (for THE CAPTAINS AND THE KINGS), the Yorkshire Post Award, Best Book of the Year (twice, for THE CAPTAINS AND THE KINGS and HOW MANY MILES TO BABYLON?). She has also been shortlisted for the Booker Prize with SHADOWS ON OUR SKIN.

If you like Jennifer Johnston you might also like to read books by William Trevor, Shena Mackay and Jane Gardam.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Jennifer Johnston

A Sixpenny Song by Jennifer Johnston
A Sixpenny Song
Jennifer Johnston
Upon the death of her father, Annie leaves London returning to her childhood home in Ireland for the first time in ten years. She has inherited the house. When she arrives the odd job man, Kevin, is rather creepily over...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2013
Grace and Truth by Jennifer Johnston
Grace and Truth
Jennifer Johnston
A good, rounded little tale hiding a dark secret that the reader guesses long before it is revealed. Jennifer Johnston is huge in her native Ireland, has won the Whitbread Prize (The Old Jest), was shortlisted for the Man Booker...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 07/11/2005

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