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Samantha Ellis is a playwright and journalist. The daughter of Iraqi-Jewish refugees, she grew up thinking her family had travelled everywhere by magic carpet. From an early age she knew she didn't want their version of a happy ending - marriage to a nice Iraqi-Jewish boy - so she read books to find out what she did want. Her plays include Patching Havoc, Sugar and Snow and Cling To Me Like Ivy, and she is a founding member of women's theatre company Agent 160. She lives in London.

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How to be a Heroine Or, What I've Learned from Reading Too Much by Samantha Ellis
How to be a Heroine Or, What I've Learned from Reading Too Much
Samantha Ellis
Like Samantha Ellis I was,, as a child, super-impressed by Scarlet O’Hara going off to fight another day in that green dress constructed out of the Tara curtains. I considered too whether I was in the Cathy Earnshaw camp or...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970

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