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Mary J. Howell

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Lower Penn , The United Kingdom
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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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Beetles in a new light

Haha! Loved the story, the battle, the wickedness. MG doesn’t shy away from the seamy side, the funny, or the exciting. Great stuff.
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"This is a raw and powerful memoir of life as a member of the impoverished and exploited class. In 1983, a young indigenous Guatemalan woman narrated her story to an anthropologist. She tells of growing up in an isolated mountain community, so isolate" Read more of this review »
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