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Frances Liardet



Frances Liardet has an MA in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia and studied Arabic at Oxford before traveling to Cairo, where she translated modern Egyptian novelists including Nobel-prize winner Naguib Mahfouz and Edwar al-Kharrat. She currently lives in Somerset, England, and helps to run a summer writing session called Bootcamp, where local writers get together to share work and constructive criticism. Her first novel, The Game, won a Betty Trask Award.

Genres: Historical
 
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