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Jane Eagland - Author

Born firmly in the last century, too late to make the most of the swinging sixties, I was an 'Essex girl.' But I have lived in the north for so many years now, my loyalties and ties are here.

I have come late to taking my writing seriously. After teaching English in secondary schools for long enough, I decided something had to be done while there was still time. In my work, I'm a Jekyll and Hyde, veering between the lightness of stories for children, which I enjoy hugely, (my inner child is about four, I reckon) and fiction for adults, in which I seem to produce atmospheres of menace and unease.

Photo credit Jonathan Bean photo (litfest)

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Wild Song
Jane Eagland
Interest Age Teen, Reading Age 8+. A strong and dramatic story which tells how a young girl is kept living on an island and completely removed from the world by her father until her eyes are opened by the arrival...
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Format: Paperback | Released 18/07/2012
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Whisper My Name
Jane Eagland
This is an incredibly eerie and chilling story of 16 year old Meriel Garland who is trapped in her grandfather's strict regime of study and silence. It's a narrow, solitary existence, yet Meriel doesn't always feel alone for someone is...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/08/2010
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Wildthorn
Jane Eagland
Set in Victorian England, this is a thought-provoking and shocking debut story for teenagers and adults of how a young woman with an ambition to become a doctor (at a time when it was frowned upon for women to have...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/03/2009
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