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Gaynor Arnold was born and brought up in Cardiff and studied English at St Hilda’s College, Oxford before becoming a social worker. She worked in Child Care for many years, most recently for Birmingham’s Adoption and Fostering Service. Her first published novel, Girl in a Blue Dress (a fictionalised account of the marriage of Charles Dickens), was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize 2008 and the Orange Prize 2009. Her second book, Lying Together, a collection of short stories, was published in 2011. She is married, with two grown up children.

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If you like Gaynor Arnold you might also like to read books by Katie Roiphe, Ronald Frame and L. R. Fredericks.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Gaynor Arnold

After Such Kindness by Gaynor Arnold
After Such Kindness
Gaynor Arnold
Inspired by the fascinating yet troubling friendship between Lewis Carroll and his muse Alice Liddell. A diary discovered by a Victorian wife forces her to remember and confront the impact of an unusual friendship she had with an Oxford Don....
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/07/2013
After Such Kindness by Gaynor Arnold
After Such Kindness
Gaynor Arnold
July 2012 Book of the Month. Inspired by the fascinating yet troubling friendship between Lewis Carroll and his muse Alice Liddell. A diary discovered by a Victorian wife forces her to remember...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/07/2012

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gaynorarnold.com/

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gaynorarnold.com/biog.php

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