S.J. Parris





S.J. Parris


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S.J. Parris began reviewing books for national newspapers while she was reading English literature at Queens' College, Cambridge. After graduating, she went on to become Deputy Literary Editor of The Observer in 1999. She continues to work as a feature writer and critic for the Guardian and the Observer and from 2007-2008 she curated and produced the Talks and Debates program on issues in contemporary arts and politics at London's Soho Theatre. She has appeared as a panelist on various Radio Four shows and on BBC2's Newsnight Review, and is a regular chair and presenter at the Hay Festival and the National Theatre. She has been a judge for the Costa Biography Award, the Orange New Writing Award and the Perrier Comedy Award. She lives in the ...more

Average rating: 3.84 · 12,512 ratings · 1,454 reviews · 11 distinct works · Similar authors
Heresy (Giordano Bruno, #1)

3.68 avg rating — 5,914 ratings — published 2010 — 44 editions
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Prophecy (Giordano Bruno, #2)

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Sacrilege (Giordano Bruno #3)

3.96 avg rating — 2,063 ratings — published 2012 — 22 editions
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Treachery (Giordano Bruno #4)

4.18 avg rating — 951 ratings — published 2014 — 13 editions
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The Secret Dead (Giordano B...

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Conspiracy (Giordano Bruno ...

4.26 avg rating — 187 ratings — published 2016 — 5 editions
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Conspiracy

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Masque

4.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2016
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Giordano Bruno Series Colle...

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“I do not believe that any book should be denied to the man who possesses the wisdom to understand it, Bruno, but that does not mean I am confused about where truth lies.”
S.J. Parris, Heresy

“It is strange the way that someone who wants to find you guilty can start to make you believe in your own guilt, even when you know you are innocent. I was afraid I would condemn myself my mistake.”
S.J. Parris, Heresy

“I am a mixture of contradictory elements. Equal parts earth and fire, melancholy and choler, I fear. But it is more that warmth and blue skies stir the blood, do you not think?”
S.J. Parris, Heresy

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