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Jill Paton Walsh

Jill Paton Walsh

Jill Paton Walsh is the author of books for adults, young adults and children. Her novel Knowledge of Angels was short-listed for the Booker Prize. Her crime novels and mystery novels include The Attenbury Emeralds, A Presumption of Death, The Wyndham Case and A Piece of Justice, which was shortlisted for the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger Award. With Dorothy L. Sayers, she was co-author of Thrones, Dominations. Her novels for children and young adults include The Green Book and A Parcel of Patterns. She lives in Cambridge, England.

The Late Scholar

Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane

Jill Paton Walsh; Based on the Characters Created By Dorothy L. Sayers
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

In Jill Paton Walsh's fourth installment in her inspired continuation of Dorothy L. Sayers's acclaimed mysteries, Lord Peter Wimsey and his detective novelist wife, Harriet Vane, revisit their beloved...

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A Presumption of Death

Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane

Jill Paton Walsh
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

Sixty years after Dorothy L. Sayers began her unfinished Lord Peter Wimsey novel, Thrones Dominations, Booker Prize finalist Jill Paton Walsh took on the challenge of completing the manuscript—with...

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Thrones, Dominations

Thrones, Dominations

Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane

Dorothy L. Sayers and Jill Paton Walsh
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

In 1936, Dorothy L. Sayers —considered one of the best mystery writers of the Golden Age—abandoned the last Lord Peter Wimsey detective story. Sixty years later, a copy of the unfinished manuscript...

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The Green Book

Jill Paton Walsh; Illustrated by Lloyd Bloom
Square Fish
Square Fish

"The Green Book is a clever and beautifully shaped little combination of future fiction and metafiction. . .It is the record of the exodus of a group of Britons from a dying Earth to a new planet. . .The naïve courage of the children. . .saves the colony." --Starred, School Library Journal

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The Attenbury Emeralds

Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane

Jill Paton Walsh
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

In 1936, Dorothy L. Sayers abandoned the last Lord Peter Wimsey detective story. Sixty years later, a brown paper parcel containing a copy of the manuscript was discovered in her agent's safe in...

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A Parcel of Patterns

Jill Paton Walsh
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

"In 1665, a tailor in the village of Eyam received a parcel of cloth patterns from London, contaminated pieces that infected him with the plague. . .The author builds a novel that draws readers into the account related by Mall Percival, a young woman betrothed to Thomas Torre, who lives outside the village. . .[A] beautifully written, meaningful story." -Boxed review, Publishers Weekly

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