Born in London, Louisa Treger began her career as a classical violinist. She studied at the Royal College of Music and the Guildhall School of Music, and worked as a freelance orchestral player and teacher.
Louisa subsequently turned to literature, gaining a First Class degree and a PhD in English at University College London, where she focused on early twentieth century womens writing.
Married with three children, she lives in London. The Lodger is her first novel.
Louisa Treger recommends
The Joyce Girl (2016)
"A captivating debut about love, creativity, and living in the shadow of a genius. Abbs recreates the extraordinary story of LuciaJames Joyce’s daughter and gifted dancer in her own rightin language as sensuous and richly alive as Lucia’s dancing."
The Underground River (2017)
"A riveting and atmospheric novel about slavery, betrayal and redemption."
Miss Marley (2018)
"A perfect gem of a book: a luminous depiction of Dickensian England, filled with a profound humanity that is uniquely its own."
The Daughters of Ironbridge (2019)
(Ironbridge Saga, book 1)
"The Daughters of Ironbridge has that compulsive page-turning quality, irresistible characters the reader gets hugely invested in, and Walton has created a brilliantly alive, vivid and breathing world in Ironbridge."
"A sparkling read, full of passion and flair. Will delight Jane Austen fans and lovers of good fiction."
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