Liz Jensen

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Liz Jensen (born 1959) is an English novelist.

Liz Jensen was born in Oxfordshire, the daughter of a Danish father and an Anglo-Moroccan mother.[1] She first worked as a journalist in the Far East, and then for the BBC as a TV and Radio producer.[2] She then worked as a sculptor in France, where she wrote her first novel, Egg Dancing (1995), returning to London to write Ark Baby (1998), The Paper Eater (2000), and War Crimes for the Home (2002)

Her next novel, The Ninth Life of Louis Drax, was set to be produced as a movie by Anthony Minghella shortly before his death, but in 2014 it was re-optioned by a Hollywood studio.[3]

She was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2005.[4]

Novels[edit]

Liz Jensen talks about The Rapture on Bookbits radio.
  • Egg Dancing (1995)
  • Ark Baby (1997)
  • Paper Eater (2000)
  • War Crimes for the Home (2002)
  • The Ninth Life of Louis Drax (2004)
  • My Dirty Little Book of Stolen Time: A Novel (2006)
  • The Rapture (2009)
  • The Uninvited (2012)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Liz Jensen". Fantastic Fiction. Retrieved 8 August 2010. 
  2. ^ "Gloucestershire Festivals - Anthony Minghella and Liz Jensen". BBC. 2004-10-23. Retrieved 2010-04-16. 
  3. ^ Novikov, Eugene (2008-03-29). "The Aftermath of Minghella's Untimely Passing". Cinematical. Retrieved 2010-04-16. 
  4. ^ "Royal Society of Literature All Fellows". Royal Society of Literature. Retrieved 9 August 2010. 

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