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Wendy Jones grew up in 1970’s suburbia, reading Mandy comic and eating Angel Delight for desert. Aged seven, she got a Brownie ‘Hostess’ Badge for which she set out a gold, wheeled trolley with a tea set and poured tea for the examiner.

Holidays were more productively spent at the ‘end of the world in the west of Wales’, playing in the undertaker’s workshop and paint shop that belonged to an uncle. It was a lot more fun than being good in suburbia and has provided ample material for her novels.

The first person to do an MA in Life Writing at UEA, Wendy has a PhD in Creative Writing from Goldsmiths, where she teaches. She wrote Portrait of an Artist as a Young Girl, a biography of Grayson Perry, and hosts the literary programme ‘Interesting Conversations’ on Resonance104.4fm. Film rights to The Thoughts and Happenings of Wilfred Price, Purveyor of Superior Funerals, the first in the Wilfred Price series, have been sold.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Wendy Jones

The World is a Wedding by Wendy Jones
Reader Reviewed The World is a Wedding
Wendy Jones
June 2014 Book of the Month. Follow-up to The Thoughts and Happenings of Wilfred Price has Wilfred, from a small town in Wales, now on his second marriage. This new tale...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/06/2014
The World is a Wedding by Wendy Jones
Reader Reviewed The World is a Wedding
Wendy Jones
September 2013 Book of the Month. Follow-up to The Thoughts and Happenings of Wilfred Price has Wilfred, from a small town in Wales, now on his second marriage. This new tale...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2013
The Thoughts & Happenings of Wilfred Price, Purveyor of Superior Funerals by Wendy Jones
The Thoughts & Happenings of Wilfred Price, Purveyor of Superior Funerals
Wendy Jones
One of our Great Reads You May Have Missed in 2012. This charming and beautifully told debut novel, set in 1920s rural Wales, follows Wilfred Price, a young and emotionally confused undertaker! Strange as the choice of setting and characters...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/06/2012
The Thoughts and Happenings of Wilfred Price, Purveyor of Superior Funerals by Wendy Jones
The Thoughts and Happenings of Wilfred Price, Purveyor of Superior Funerals
Wendy Jones
February 2012 Debut of the Month. One of our Great Reads You May Have Missed in 2012. This charming and beautifully told debut novel, set in 1920s rural Wales, follows Wilfred Price,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/01/2012

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