Laura  Barnett

Laura Barnett


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Laura Barnett is a writer, journalist and theatre critic. She has been on staff at the Guardian and the Daily Telegraph, and is now a freelance arts journalist and features writer, working for the Guardian, the Observer and Time Out, as well as several other national newspapers and magazines.

Laura was born in 1982 in south London, where she now lives with her husband. She studied Spanish and Italian at Cambridge University, and newspaper journalism at City University, London. Her first non-fiction book, Advice from the Players - a compendium of advice for actors - is published by Nick Hern Books. Laura has previously published short stories, for which she has won several awards. The Versions of Us is her first novel.

Average rating: 3.57 · 14,339 ratings · 2,078 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Versions of Us

3.56 avg rating — 13,806 ratings — published 2015 — 46 editions
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Greatest Hits

3.93 avg rating — 529 ratings — published 2017 — 7 editions
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Advice from the Players

3.71 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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“he is old enough now to know happiness for what it is: brief and fleeting, not a state to strive for, to seek to live in, but to catch when it comes, and to hold on to for as long as you can.”
Laura Barnett, The Versions of Us

“People bear loneliness every day. They think they won't be able to, that they won't survive, but somehow one second slips into another, becomes an hour, a day, a week, and they are still living. They are still alone, even in the middle of a crowd of people. Even with a partner, a child.”
Laura Barnett, The Versions of Us

“He stands for a moment before opening the studio door, looking down at the beach, flooded with a disorienting happiness; and he savours it, drinks it in, because he is old enough now to know happiness for what it is: brief and fleeting, not a state to strive for, to seek to live in, but to catch when it comes, and to hold on to for as long as you can.”
Laura Barnett, The Versions of Us
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