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Nadia Cohen has written numerous biographies including ‘The Real Enid Blyton’ and ‘The Extraordinary Life of AA Milne’. Her latest ‘The Real Roald Dahl’ reveals some of the little known events that shaped his life and work.
Stephen Cox has worked for various non-for-profits, most notably for 12 years with Great Ormond Street Hospital. His novel ‘Our Child of the Stars’ is a story of warmth, tenacity, and generosity of spirit, set against the backdrop of the 60’s when war is raging in Vietnam, and the superpowers are threatening each other with annihilation.
Alexander Hall earned a PhD at Cambridge, and spent much of his working life in Germany as a teacher and exam centre manager. His second novel ‘The Woven Figure’ is set during the financial crisis of 2008, and explores some dark themes as well as looking at marriage and family life
Hanna Jameson wrote her first book at the age of seventeen. Q Magazine described her as writing like ‘an angel on speed’. Now aged 28, ‘The Last’ is her first novel for Penguin, and the world has ended. Twenty survivors remain in a hotel. One of them is a killer.