Jim Kelly





Jim Kelly

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in Barnet, Herts, The United Kingdom
April 01, 1957

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Jim Kelly is a journalist and education correspondent for the Financial Times. He lives in Ely with the biographer Midge Gilles and their young daughter. The Water Clock, his first novel, was shortlisted for the CWA John Creasey Award for best first crime novel of 2002.


Average rating: 3.54 · 1,576 ratings · 262 reviews · 14 distinct works · Similar authors
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“Science...how beautiful science was - that it was one of the proofs of God's presence. All that order out of chaos.”
Jim Kelly

“That was the one moment he would always remember. The unhappiest moment of a happy childhood. The empty desolation of being on the wrong side of that sheet of ice, in the cold sterile water, while the fire burnt at the farm and the smell of Christmas food seeped out of the kitchen. And above him always the criss-crossed pattern of his own skates.”
Jim Kelly, The Water Clock

“The cellar, uncorked like a buried bottle, gave off the stale breath of the years.”
Jim Kelly, The Skeleton Man

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