Anna Maxted

Anna Maxted

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Anna Maxted is a bestselling author based in North London, England. Born in 1969, she is married to fellow author and journalist Philip Robinson and they have three young sons. She writes female contemporary fiction which is viewed to be at the high end of the chick lit market. Anna Maxted read English Literature at Girton College, Cambridge, before becoming a journalist. She is former Assistant Editor of Cosmopolitan, and has freelanced for most national newspapers and magazines, including The Independent on Sunday, The Daily Telegraph, The Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror, The Times, Daily Express, FHM, Esquire and Living Etc.
As well as being rich in humour, Anna's novels invariably deal with some of the deeper and more complicated issues f

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The head of literacy at my sons' school has asked me to give a workshop to Year 3. Sixty eight-year olds. I'm slightly frightened, as I can barely cope with one. However, I intend to keep them busy - sorry, as I'm writing this, a black cat is staring at me from outside the window - quite disconcerting - as I was saying, I intend to keep them busy by posing the question: 'What makes a good story...

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Average rating: 3.52 · 32,070 ratings · 1,041 reviews · 23 distinct works · Similar authors
Getting Over It
3.53 of 5 stars 3.53 avg rating — 11,371 ratings — published 2000 — 23 editions
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Running In Heels
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 4,633 ratings — published 2001 — 17 editions
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Behaving Like Adults
3.51 of 5 stars 3.51 avg rating — 2,196 ratings — published 2002 — 14 editions
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Being Committed
3.52 of 5 stars 3.52 avg rating — 1,810 ratings — published 2004 — 18 editions
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A Tale of Two Sisters
3.32 of 5 stars 3.32 avg rating — 1,180 ratings — published 2006 — 18 editions
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Rich Again
2.53 of 5 stars 2.53 avg rating — 405 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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How to Seduce Your Dream Man
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2000 — 3 editions
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How to Have Him Begging for...
2.71 of 5 stars 2.71 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1999 — 4 editions
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Over 100 Truly Astonishing ...
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2000 — 2 editions
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Of Love and Life: Getting O...
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“...When I look back on my life's greatest traumas...I see that each one has something in common. No matter how life-shattering they felt at the time, there was an end to them.”
Anna Maxted, Getting Over It

“You can hate a person with your whole body, but love is a stubborn thing, it clings on in your heart.”
Anna Maxted, Being Committed

“We sit in silence, drinking hot chocolate and contemplating the act that death is a monstrous affront to the living and shouldn't be allowed.”
Anna Maxted, Getting Over It

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