New Authors    New Books    Coming Soon    Most Popular    Top Authors    
Liz Jensen's picture

Liz Jensen

UK (1959 - )

Liz Jensen was born in Oxfordshire, the daughter of a Danish father and an Anglo-Moroccan mother. She spent two years as a journalist in the Far East before joining the BBC, first as a journalist, then as a TV and radio producer. She then moved to France where she worked as a sculptor and began her first novel, Egg Dancing, which was published in 1995. Back in London she wrote Ark Baby (1998) which was shortlisted for the Guardian Fiction Award, The Paper Eater (2000), and War Crimes for the Home (2002) which was longlisted for the Orange Prize and is currently being adapted for the stage. Her latest novel, The Ninth Life of Louis Drax, is published by Bloomsbury in June 2004, and will feature on Radio 4's Book at Bedtime. Next year it will be brought to the screen by Miramax, in a movie written and directed by Anthony Minghella.
 
Links to other websites
lizjensen.com


Liz Jensen recommends
The Lessons
The Lessons (2010)
Naomi Alderman
"Wise, compassionate, and heart-rending, a novel that conveys all the cruelty and pain of gilded youth."
White Heat
White Heat (2011)
(Edie Kiglatuk Mystery, book 1)
M J McGrath
"A blazing star of a thriller: vivid, tightly sprung, and satisfying on all levels. A huge achievement."



Visitors to this page also looked at these authors
Robert Ludlum
Maggie O'Farrell
Maeve Binchy
John O'Farrell
Allan Mallinson
Charlotte Bingham
Andy McNab
Chris Ryan
Jenny Pitman
Catherine Jinks
Maureen Jennings
Michael Connelly
Stephen King
Dean Koontz
Peter James



Search for    

© 2014 Fantastic Fiction
Questions? Comments? Corrections? Please email webmaster@fantasticfiction.co.uk