Posted on 15th April 2014

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The Tell-Tale Heart

The Tell Tale Heart, Jill Dawson’s eighth and most recent novel, is a wonderfully crafted, heart-felt homage to history, humanity and the sprawling landscape of the Fens, beckoning the reader to throw off the weight of contemporary inertia and embrace our connection to the past. At the beginning of the novel we meet Patrick; an…

Posted on 24th May 2012

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Lucky Bunny

Lucky Bunny is Jill Dawson’s seventh novel, and it serves as further confirmation that she’s both one of the most talented and underrated novelists of her generation, and certainly one with a most remarkable capacity to cover a wide range of subjects, from Rupert Brooke to the Thompson-Bywaters murder case to autism in nineteenth-century France….

Posted on 22nd May 2012

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Lucky Bunny

‘With sleight of hand, a little rouge and a mind as sharp as a razor, Queenie Dove does battle with all the Depression, the war and her father have to throw at her. Dawson writes with a pace and humour that is infectious and her cast of characters will stay with you long after finishing…