Charmian Hussey





Charmian Hussey

Author profile


born
London, The United Kingdom
gender
female


About this author

Born in London in 1939, Charmian Hussey's early years were shaped by the events of the war. A youthfull passion for Speech and Drama (her greatest inspiration was Shakespeare) led on to a lifetime interest in both the written and spoken word.

She began her career modelling clothes for top couture and fashion houses. Later she studied at the University of London, Institute of Archaeology. She worked on excavations in England and the Middle East.

A senior member of St Hugh's College, Oxford, her doctoral thesis was based on her work on Turkish pottery. On her return in 1965 from two years spent in Turkey, she imported an ancient breed of dogs, registering them with The Kennel Club and, in so doing, introducing them internationally. She is patro...more


Average rating: 3.35 · 673 ratings · 109 reviews · 5 distinct works · Similar authors
The Valley of Secrets
3.36 of 5 stars 3.36 avg rating — 655 ratings — published 2003 — 13 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Howl on the Wind
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2011
Rate this book
Clear rating
Salaisuuksien laakso
by
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2003
Rate this book
Clear rating
Valley of Secrets
4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2004 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Das Tal der Geheimnisse
2.25 of 5 stars 2.25 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2003
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Charmian Hussey…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

“People who expect too much are always disappointed. You would do well to remember that, my boy.”
Charmian Hussey, The Valley of Secrets

“Just take things as they come. And, as you go though life, find as much good as you possible can. But never expect too much from life.”
Charmian Hussey, The Valley of Secrets
tags: life

“There's nothing quite like the pleasure you get from plants and flower," he said to himself. "They certainly do cheer you up.”
Charmian Hussey, The Valley of Secrets

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Mount TBR 2013 Re...: Ivy's 2013 100 Book Challenge 16 45 Dec 03, 2013 03:43PM  
Crazy Challenge C...: Help Me Decide! 2425 305 8 hours, 44 min ago  


Is this you? Let us know. If not, help out and invite Charmian to Goodreads.