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Mary J. Howell

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Mary currently lives in North West Wales.
She tends bees and her garden, likes to disappear into the mountains and swim in the sea when not writing fiction.

She completed an MA in Creative Writing and Translatin at the University of Bangor.

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Mary J. Howell I had been in denial about writer's block, until the day came when I sat at the computer and felt revulsion for everything about writing. The sedentar…moreI had been in denial about writer's block, until the day came when I sat at the computer and felt revulsion for everything about writing. The sedentary, quiet, all encompassing hours needed to write a novel and all I had written seemed alien and of little value.

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Murielle's Angel

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This is a good, non taxing read. The story sweeps along in a great arc. The Jewish hero goes through so much, from persecution in Germany (hep hep riots I’d never heard of) boxing bouts, courtroom drama and threat of the gallows, exile to New South W ...more
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Sarah Baring’s memoir and coming of age story is full of jolly japes, and it seems that Sarah, who leads a charmed life of parties and frocks will not be taking life seriously until fate perhaps intervened and it was life that took her seriously. The ...more
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