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Jake Arnott


UK (1961 - )

Jake Arnott left school at sixteen. He has since worked as a labourer, a mortuary technician, a theatrical agent's assistant, an artist's life model, an actor and a sign language interpreter.

During the eighties he lived in various squats in London. In 1989 he moved to Leeds to work for Red Ladder, the radical theatre company. After a national tour with them he began to write, supporting himself on a part time job with Leeds Social Services as resource centre worker.

Genres: Mystery, Historical
 
Jake Arnott recommends
Blink
Blink (2001)
Andrea Badenoch
"Shockingly atmospheric and evocative. "
Seven Seals, Seven Days
Seven Seals, Seven Days (2002)
Victor Headley
"Terrific."
A Lazy Eye
A Lazy Eye (2005)
Donna Daley-Clarke
"Haunting and mesmeric, LAZY EYE is a heartbreaking story, compellingly told. "

Singer (2007)
Cathi Unsworth
"A heartbreaking elegy for the blank generation."

Lucky Bunny (2011)
Jill Dawson
"A moving, wonderfully evocative story of love, danger and passionate intensity."

The Whispering Gallery (2011)
(Snow Hill Station trilogy, book 2)
Mark Sanderson
"Powerfully atmospheric. A compelling journey into the dark heart of the Square Mile."


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