Maureen Jennings





Maureen Jennings

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Maureen Jennings, now a Canadian Citizen, was born on Eastfield Road in Birmingham, England and spent her formative years there until she emigrated to Canada at the age of seventeen with her mother.

This has meant that she still feels a deep connection with her homeland. It has also no doubt been a strong influence in her love for, and her writing about, the Victorian period. She attended the University of Windsor where she attained a BA in philosophy and psychology.

A couple of years trying to decide what she really wanted to do with her life resulted in her returning to university, the University of Toronto, this time where she earned an MA in English literature.For the next eight years, she taught English at Ryerson Polytechnical Institute
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Average rating: 3.75 · 4,160 ratings · 589 reviews · 18 distinct works · Similar authors
Except the Dying (Detective...
3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 1,072 ratings — published 1997 — 19 editions
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Under the Dragon's Tail (De...
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 585 ratings — published 1998 — 15 editions
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Poor Tom Is Cold (Detective...
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 458 ratings — published 2001 — 16 editions
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Season of Darkness (Detecti...
3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 409 ratings — published 2011 — 9 editions
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Let Loose the Dogs (Detecti...
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 331 ratings — published 2003 — 11 editions
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Night's Child (Detective Mu...
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 320 ratings — published 2005 — 10 editions
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Vices of My Blood (Detectiv...
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 231 ratings — published 2006 — 10 editions
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A Journeyman to Grief (Dete...
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Beware This Boy (Detective ...
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Does Your Mother Know? (Chr...
3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 126 ratings — published 2006 — 5 editions
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“@The darkest and most complex novel in (the Murdoch) series.”
Maureen Jennings

“Jennings is too tough and honest a writer to let anyone off her moral hook, even her hero.”
Maureen Jennings, Let Loose the Dogs

“Mr. Kilt, editor of the Ottawa Citizen, in October of last year. Listen to this. ‘What hope is there for a society with such extremes of wealth and poverty as our civilization shows? At the bottom rotting, corroding want and squalor; at the top, enervating luxury, reckless extravagance, useless purposeless lives.”
Maureen Jennings, The Complete Murdoch Mysteries Collection: Except the Dying / Under the Dragon's Tail / Poor Tom Is Cold / Let Loose the Dogs / Night's Child / Vices of My Blood / Journeyman to Grief



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