Gwyneth Jones





Gwyneth Jones


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in Manchester, Lancashire, The United Kingdom
February 14, 1952

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Gwyneth Jones is a writer and critic of genre fiction. She's won the Tiptree award, two World Fantasy awards, the Arthur C. Clarke award, the British Science Fiction Association short story award, the Dracula Society's Children of the Night award, the P.K.Dick award, and the SFRA Pilgrim award for lifetime achievement in sf criticism. She also writes for teenagers, usually as Ann Halam. She lives in Brighton, UK, with her husband and two cats called Ginger and Milo; curating assorted pondlife in season. She's a member of the Soil Association, the Sussex Wildlife Trust, Frack Free Sussex and the Green Party; and an Amnesty International volunteer.

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I knew I was channeling the fairytales of my childhood when I wrote Bold As Love , but I never knew how much I'd remembered, or how clearly, until I read John Bew's Citizen Clem . . . I knew Ax had to be a soldier,(check: Gallipoli, wounded twice) that's why I invented the pocket war with Muslim Yorkshire (doesn't sound so unlikely, or so romantic, now, does it?). And dictator thing, not som... Read more of this blog post »
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Bold as Love (Bold as Love,...

3.50 avg rating — 205 ratings — published 2001 — 6 editions
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Life

3.42 avg rating — 158 ratings — published 2004 — 2 editions
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White Queen (White Queen, #1)

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Midnight Lamp (Bold as Love...

4.10 avg rating — 79 ratings — published 2003 — 4 editions
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Castles Made of Sand (Bold ...

4.29 avg rating — 80 ratings — published 2002 — 4 editions
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Spirit: or, The Princess of...

3.49 avg rating — 91 ratings — published 2008 — 4 editions
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Divine Endurance (The Last ...

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Band of Gypsys (Bold as Lov...

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Proof of Concept

3.02 avg rating — 127 ratings — published 2017 — 3 editions
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Rainbow Bridge (Bold as Lov...

4.12 avg rating — 66 ratings — published 2006 — 3 editions
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“They went and found somewhere, and had a sorting out, nothing held back. Sometimes nothing less than savage discharge can express, can explain, can release the hard, hard place we're in.”
Gwyneth Jones, Rainbow Bridge

“Fookin' Irish, they're a race of political masochists, they love their fookin' chiefs and princes an' a strong hand belting. It's like the man said in the play, Abair and focal republic i nGaoluinn?”
Gwyneth Jones, Castles Made of Sand

“ ‘What can we do about the refugee situation? It’s one of the worst problems Europe faces, or so it seems from our perspective. Do you have any ideas?’  ‘Are you kidding?’ ‘No I am not kidding. I’m not in the mood for kidding.’ ‘Okay, then rebuild the countries that the refugee hordes are fleeing. I don’t even know if it’s possible. The environmental devastation is beyond belief, in some places: I’ve seen it. But you could try.”
Gwyneth Jones, Midnight Lamp

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