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Deborah Lawrenson - Author


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Deborah Lawrenson spent her childhood moving around the world with diplomatic service parents, from Kuwait to China, Belgium, Luxembourg and Singapore. She graduated from Cambridge University and worked as a journalist in London. She is the author of five previous novels, including The Art of Falling, chosen for the prestigious WHSmith Fresh Talent promotion, and Songs of Blue and Gold, inspired by the life of writer-traveller Lawrence Durrell.

Deborah is married with a daughter, and lives in Kent. The family spends as much time as possible at a crumbling hamlet in Provence, France, which is the atmospheric setting for The Lantern.

If you like Deborah Lawrenson you might also like to read books by Douglas Kennedy, Kate Mosse and Sebastian Faulks.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Deborah Lawrenson

The Sea Garden by Deborah Lawrenson
The Sea Garden
Deborah Lawrenson
A time-slip tale following on from her wonderful The Lantern. In the present day we have an overgrown French garden holding a haunting atmosphere. In the Second World War we have perfumes being used to pass messages. Lavender: come to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2014
The Lantern by Deborah Lawrenson
The Lantern
Deborah Lawrenson
Shortlisted for the RNA Epic Romantic Novel Award 2012. Featured on The TV Book Club on More4 on 26 Jun 2011. A brooding contemporary gothic love story, beautifully told with rich and sensual imagery. Moving at a cracking pace...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/06/2011
Songs of Blue and Gold by Deborah Lawrenson
Songs of Blue and Gold
Deborah Lawrenson
In the horseshoe bay of Kalami in Corfu, a love affair begins between a novelist and a woman escaping scandal. Years later, her daughter Melissa, running from her own past, returns to the island. Melissa's life in England is in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/08/2008
The Art of Falling by Deborah Lawrenson
The Art of Falling
Deborah Lawrenson
The Daily Mail, which is quoted on the front cover and with whom the author has worked, dubbed this “… the new Captain Corelli or perhaps the new Birdsong” which personally I feel is very misleading. Yes, this is a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/07/2005

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