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Harriet Evans

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I was born in London in 1974 and grew up on the mean streets of Chiswick, where I went to school. I was a completely undistinguished pupil in every way, except I absolutely loved reading and drama. My only achievements from the age of 5 to 18 were, a) winning a doodling competition at primary school (of a witch flying in the sky with balloons in her hand), b) I was head chorister of the church choir, which believe me is not something that wins you cool points with anyone you know apart from your granny.

After school I went to Bristol University and did Classical Studies, which was great, I absolutely loved Bristol and I liked being a student and being with people who didn’t know my shame
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I can hardly believe I am writing this but THE BUTTERFLY SUMMER is finally out in the world for you to buy, read and hopefully enjoy! This book was a mammoth undertaking but I am so, so proud of it and I can’t wait to hear what you all think.

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