Gillian Cross


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January 01, 1945

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Gillian Cross was born Gillian Arnold in 1945. She was educated at North London Collegiate School, Somerville College, Oxford and the University of Sussex. Although now a full-time writer who often travels and gives talks in connection with her work, she has had a number of informal jobs including being an assistant to a Member of Parliament. For eight years she also sat on the committee which advises ministers about public libraries.

She is married to Martin Cross and they have four grown-up children, two sons and two daughters.

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“The man who can keep order can rule the world, but the man who can bear disorder is truly free.”
Gillian Cross, The Demon Headmaster

“….This time she did not feel a thing when the Headmaster stuck the pin into her arm.”
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“Asleep? All the morning?”
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