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Jennifer Johnston


Ireland (b.1930)

Jennifer Johnston is accepted as one of the finest Irish writers and has an international reputation. Her books include The Captain and the Kings, The Gates, Shadows on Our Skin, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1977, The Old Jest, winner of the 1979 Whitbread Award for Fiction, The Christmas Tree, The Railway Station Man, Fool's Sanctuary, The Invisible Worm and The Illusionist. Many of her books are published by Penguin. Jennifer Johnston lives in Northern Ireland.
 

Genres: Mystery
 
Novels
   Captains and the Kings (1972)
   The Gates (1973)
   How Many Miles to Babylon? (1974)
   Shadows on our Skin (1977)
   The Old Jest (1979)
   The Christmas Tree (1981)
   The Railway Station Man (1984)
   Fool's Sanctuary (1987)
   The Invisible Worm (1991)
   The Illusionist (1995)
   The Desert Lullaby (1996)
   Two Moons (1998)
   The Gingerbread Woman (2000)
   This Is Not a Novel (2002)
   Grace and Truth (2005)
   Foolish Mortals (2007)
   Truth or Fiction (2009)
   Shadowstory (2011)
   A Sixpenny Song (2013)
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Collections
   Selected Plays (2003)
   From the Republic of Conscience (2009) (with others)
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Novellas and Short Stories
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Series contributed to
Finbar's Hotel
   Finbar's Hotel (1997) (with others)
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Anthologies containing stories by Jennifer Johnston

Awards
Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (1977) : Shadows on our Skin
Whitbread Prize Best Novel winner (1979) : The Old Jest


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