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Jane Robins


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Jane Robins began her career as a journalist with The Economist, The Independent, and the BBC. She has made a specialty of writing historical true crime and has a particular interest in the history of forensics. She has published three books of nonfiction in the UK, Rebel Queen (Simon & Schuster, 2006), The Magnificent Spilsbury (John Murray, 2010), and The Curious Habits of Doctor Adams (John Murray, 2013). More recently, she has been a Fellow at the Royal Literary Fund.

Average rating: 3.45 · 3,505 ratings · 752 reviews · 4 distinct worksSimilar authors
White Bodies

3.39 avg rating — 2,890 ratings — published 2017 — 28 editions
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The Magnificent Spilsbury a...

3.82 avg rating — 408 ratings — published 2010 — 7 editions
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3.72 avg rating — 130 ratings — published 2013 — 9 editions
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3.36 avg rating — 77 ratings — published 2006 — 4 editions
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“In a clean, uncluttered room, you can think, you can be your true self. It's the same with worries & anxieties, keep them under wraps, and you're free to excel in activity that matters.”
Jane Robins, White Bodies

“Hey! Callie. At last . . . It’s been ages you know, since your impressive spadework in the garden . . . and afterwards . . .”
Jane Robins, White Bodies

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