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Vanessa Tait grew up in Gloucestershire. She went to the University of Manchester and completed a Master's degree in Creative and Life Writing at Goldsmiths College. She is the great-granddaughter of Alice Liddell, the little girl who inspired Lewis Carroll to write Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. The Looking Glass House is her first novel, inspired by family treasures and stories of the 'original' Alice.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Vanessa Tait

The Pharmacist's Wife by Vanessa Tait
Reader Reviewed The Pharmacist's Wife
Vanessa Tait
March 2018 Book of the Month Oh my, this is a fascinating, darkly powerful novel with biting attitude, set in Victorian Edinburgh. In the laboratory above a newly opened pharmacy, a wonder-drug is created, as the pharmacist experiments, his wife...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/04/2018
The Looking Glass House by Vanessa Tait
Reader Reviewed The Looking Glass House
Vanessa Tait
Longlisted for the HWA Goldsboro Debut Crown Award Longlist 2016. ‘The Looking Glass House’ is a bright, bold work of fiction, simply told yet holding a complicated ring of truth. Alice Liddell, the young inspiration for Lewis Caroll, is the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/01/2016
The Looking Glass House by Vanessa Tait
Reader Reviewed The Looking Glass House
Vanessa Tait
‘The Looking Glass House’ is a bright, bold work of fiction, simply told yet holding a complicated ring of truth. Alice Liddell, the young inspiration for Lewis Caroll is the great-grandmother of the author of this novel. Alice’s keepsakes have...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/07/2015

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