Lissa Evans

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Book: Their Finest Hour and a Half

9780385614238 9780552774710

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Genre: Literary Fiction

Publisher: Doubleday

Publication date(s): Hardback 2009    Paperback 2010

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Book: Spencer’s List

Spencer's list

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Genre: Literary Fiction

Publisher: Penguin

Publication date(s): Paperback 2003 Hardback  2002

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Book: Big Change for Stuart

9780385618281 (1)

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Genre:  Children’s Fiction

Publisher: Doubleday Children’s

Publication date(s):   Hardback 2012    Paperback 2013

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Book: Small Change for Stuart

9780385618007 (1)

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Genre:  Children’s Fiction

Publisher:      Doubleday Children’s

Publication dates:  Hardback 2011    Paperback 2012

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Book: Odd One Out

odd one out

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Genre: Literary Fiction

Publisher:     Penguin

Publication date: Paperback 2005

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Book: Crooked Heart

9780385614337

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Genre: Literary Fiction

Publisher: Doubleday

Publication date(s):  Hardcover, November 2014  Paperback, September 2015

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Biography:

Following a brief career in medicine, Lissa Evans spent five years as a producer in BBC Radio Light Entertainment. She then moved to television where her credits as a producer/director include Room 101,  Father Ted and Have I Got News for You.

She has written four novels for adults, two set during the 1990s: SPENCER’S LIST and ODD ONE OUT,  and two set on the home front during World War Two: THEIR FINEST HOUR AND A HALF (long-listed for the Orange Prize), and CROOKED HEART (published November 2014, and long-listed for the 2015 Baileys Prize).  Her first children’s book,  SMALL CHANGE FOR STUART , was short-listed for the 2012 Carnegie Medal.

Websitelissaevans.com

Twitter handle:  @LissaKEvans

Location: London

Writer Superpowers

Writing books for both adults and children, writing fiction set during WW2, writing funny books, background in medicine & in radio and TV comedy

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