Lesley McDowell





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Lesley McDowell is an author and critic living in Scotland. She earned a PhD for work on James Joyce and feminist theory before turning to literary journalism. Her first novel "The Picnic" was published in 2007 and she is the recipient of a Scottish Arts Council award for a second novel, based on the life of a childhood friend of Mary Shelley. She reviews regularly for the Herald, the Scotsman and the Independent on Sunday.

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I was inspired to write this piece after being alerted by literary blogger Isabel Costello to this article on the Guardian's website on Monday:http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014...

The writer argues that midlist authors are being sidelined (ah yes - what's new?), and that's often where the interesting stuff happens. Big publishers are favouring the kind of titles that promise big branding, fo... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.25 · 95 ratings · 21 reviews · 5 distinct works · Similar authors
Between the Sheets: Nine 20...
3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 63 ratings — published 2010 — 7 editions
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Unfashioned Creatures
3.09 of 5 stars 3.09 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Unfashioned Creatures: [A G...
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The Picnic. Lesley McDowell
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Between the Sheets: Nine 20...
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 2012
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