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Louise Brown has lived in Nepal and travelled extensively in India, sparking her enduring love of South Asia. She was a Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Asian Studies at the University of Birmingham, where she worked for nearly twenty years. In research for her critically acclaimed non-fiction books she's witnessed revolutions and even stayed in a Lahore brothel with a family of traditional courtesans. Eden Gardens is her debut novel. Louise has three grown-up children and lives in Birmingham.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Louise Brown

The Himalayan Summer by Louise Brown
The Himalayan Summer
Louise Brown
A spellbinding novel of the British Raj period, the quest to find a child, and a love story beyond boundaries - for all fans of Dinah Jefferies' The Tea Planter's Wife and of Louise Brown's earlier novel, Eden...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/07/2017
The Himalayan Summer by Louise Brown
The Himalayan Summer
Louise Brown
The Himalayan Summer is a spellbinding novel of the British Raj period, the quest to find a child, and a love story beyond boundaries - for all fans of The Tea Planter's Wife and of Louise Brown's earlier novel,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/03/2017
Eden Gardens by Louise Brown
Reader Reviewed Eden Gardens
Louise Brown
One of our Books of the Year 2016. Longlisted for the HWA Goldsboro Debut Crown Award Longlist 2016. A vividly striking and entirely captivating debut novel set in Calcutta, covering both the Second World War and Indian Independence during the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/04/2016

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