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Nell Leyshon - Author


Nell Leyshon's first novel, Black Dirt, was long-listed for the Orange Prize, and shortlisted for the Commonwealth prize. Her plays include Comfort me with Apples, which won an Evening Standard Award, and Bedlam, which was the first play written by a woman for Shakespeare's Globe. She writes for BBC Radio 3 and 4, and won the Richard Imison Award for her first radio play. Nell was born in Glastonbury and lives in Dorset.

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If you like Nell Leyshon you might also like to read books by Thomas Hardy, Sarah Waters and Charlotte Rogan.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Nell Leyshon

The Colour of Milk by Nell Leyshon
The Colour of Milk
Nell Leyshon
Written by 15-year old Mary in her dungeon awaiting the gallows in the 1830s, with a secret she cannot tell - this is an amazing book. Her country, semi-literate voice is highly compelling, forcing you to race through the slim...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/05/2013

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