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Jill Paton Walsh (1937–2020)

Author of Thrones, Dominations

Includes the names: Paton Jill Walsh, Jill Paton Walsh, Jill Paton Walsh, Jill Paton Walsh, Jill Paton Walsh

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Thrones, Dominations 1,538 copies, 44 reviews
A Presumption of Death 872 copies, 31 reviews
The Green Book 549 copies, 15 reviews
Knowledge of Angels 539 copies, 12 reviews
The Attenbury Emeralds 497 copies, 39 reviews
A Parcel of Patterns 294 copies, 3 reviews
The Late Scholar 284 copies, 13 reviews
The Wyndham Case 163 copies, 6 reviews
Pepi and the Secret Names 161 copies, 2 reviews
A Piece of Justice 152 copies, 4 reviews
Fireweed 150 copies, 6 reviews
The Bad Quarto 138 copies, 7 reviews
Debts of Dishonor 135 copies, 8 reviews
A Desert in Bohemia 129 copies, 1 review
The Emperor's Winding Sheet 105 copies, 2 reviews
The Dolphin Crossing 100 copies, 3 reviews
A Chance Child 83 copies, 1 review
The Serpentine Cave 61 copies, 3 reviews
Grace 59 copies, 1 review
When Grandma Came 51 copies, 1 review
Unleaving 49 copies, 2 reviews
Goldengrove 44 copies
Torch 34 copies, 1 review
Lapsing 33 copies
Wordhoard: Anglo-Saxon Stories 33 copies, 1 review
Hengest's Tale 24 copies, 1 review
Farewell, Great King 19 copies, 1 review
The Butty Boy 17 copies
The Huffler 10 copies, 2 reviews
Thomas and the Tinners 10 copies, 1 review
Toolmaker 6 copies
Can I play Queenie 4 copies, 1 review
Babylon 4 copies
Shine 3 copies
Five Tides 3 copies
Can I Play Jenny Jones 2 copies, 1 review
Can I play Wolf 1 copy, 1 review
Can I play farmer, farmer 1 copy, 1 review
The Nine Tailors (Introduction, some editions) 3,831 copies, 103 reviews
Interfaces (Contributor) 143 copies
Adventure Stories (Contributor) 66 copies, 1 review
Memories (Introduction) 28 copies, 1 review
Out of Time (Contributor) 18 copies
To Break the Silence (Contributor) 9 copies
Young Winter's Tales 7 (Contributor) 2 copies
Young Winter's Tales 1 (Contributor) 1 copy

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Born Gillian Bliss in London on 25 April 1937. Educated at St. Michael's Convent, North Finchley, and at St. Anne's College, Oxford. In 1961 she married Anthony Paton Walsh, who died in 2003. In 2004 she married writer John Rowe Townsend, who died in 2014. Her books included fiction for children and teenagers, crime fiction (including additional books about Dorothy L Sayers' character Lord Peter Wimsey) and other novels. She was a 'permanent visiting faculty member' of the Centre for Children's Literature, Simmons College, Boston, Massachusetts from 1978 to 1986. In 1996 she received the CBE for services to literature, and was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. She died in October 2020.
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