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Linzi Glass - Author

Linzi Glass was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, and moved to the United States as a young adult where she now lives with her teenage daughter. She studied at the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute before joining the Writer's Program, and has worked as a freelance reader and as Literary Coordinator at Creative Artists Agency. She is now a full-time writer, and has co-written three adult screenplays, and two plays. THE YEAR THE GYPSIES CAME is her first novel.

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Ruby Red
Linzi Glass
Shortlisted for the prestigious 2008 Carnegie Medal. A touching love story set against the turbulence and danger of a world divided by apartheid. Brought up to stand against everything that divides the society in which she lives, Ruby finds herself...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/03/2008
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The Year the Gypsies Came
Linzi Glass
Johannesburg, 1966: Emily's parents shore up their disintegrating marriage by inviting a stream of visitors to their home. As a teenager, Emily observes this and appreciates the soothing effect these visitors have. But then come visitors whose presence is not...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/04/2007
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The Year The Gypsies Came
Linzi Glass
Johannesburg, 1966: Emily’s parents shore up their disintegrating marriage by inviting a stream of visitors to their home. As a teenager, Emily observes this and appreciates the soothing effect these visitors have. But then come visitors whose presence is not...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/04/2007
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