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Maggie Gee

UK flag (b.1948)

Maggie Gee has published eight novels, including The Burning Book, Grace, Lost Children, and The Ice People. She has a doctorate in the twentieth-century novel, and is a Fellow and council Member of the Royal Society of Literature. She lives in London.

Genres: Mystery

Anthologies edited
Non fiction
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (2002) : The White Family
Women's Prize For Fiction Best Novel nominee (2002) : The White Family
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Novel nominee (2004) : The White Family

Maggie Gee recommends
The Uncoupling (2002)
Cauvery Madhavan
"A warm, intimate, subtle, funny and utterly believable portrait of marriage. I love it."
Words from a Glass Bubble (2008)
Vanessa Gebbie
"Original, compassionate and illuminated by humour, these stories by a prodigiously gifted new writer dare to mine the faultline between rage and love."
The Unforgotten (2015)
Laura Powell
"A quirky, vivid, original writer who catches the strangeness of time passing."
Lover (2016)
Anna Raverat
"Wise and subtle and witty . . . Filled with humanity and warmth. A compulsively readable book about a breakup from a brilliant new writer."
The Space Between the Stars (2017)
Anne Corlett
"Anne Corlett is a natural writer, full of stories."
Daisy Belle (2018)
Caitlin Davies
"A thrilling tale of female courage and love, beautifully told."
Mrs Death Misses Death (2021)
Salena Godden
"A major book, a poet's lament and an act of hope, flaming with life and truth and wit."
Surrogate (2021)
Susan Spindler
"A piercingly honest view of the flesh and blood of women's lives and the imperfect tangles of family relationships. These real, believable and maddeningly blind characters make us feel for them more and more as the story gathers pace towards a brilliant heart-stopping conclusion."
Tales from Lindford (2021)
(Lindchester Chronicles, book 4)
Catherine Fox
"Utterly unputdownable."

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