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Jill Paton Walsh (Author of A Presumption of Death)Skip to main content Jill Paton Walsh. Something went wrong. Please try your request again later. Jill Paton Walsh, born in , is the author of many non-crime novels for adults: the fourth of these, Knowledge of Angels, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Before writing for adults she made a career as a writer of children's books and has won many literary prizes. Are you an author?
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Jill Paton Walsh
She may be known best for the Peter Wimsey — Harriet Vane mysteries that have completed and continued the work of Dorothy Sayers. Born Gillian Bliss , she was educated at St. She lives in Cambridge. In , she married Antony Paton Walsh died 30 December ; the couple had one son and two daughters. In , she married John Rowe Townsend , who died in In she won the Phoenix Award from the Children's Literature Association , recognising A Chance Child as the best children's book published twenty years earlier that did not win a major award. In an essay on realism in children's literature, Walsh stated that realism like fantasy is also metaphorical, and that she would like the relationship between the reader and her characters Bill and Julie to be as metaphorical as that between "dragons and the reader's greed or courage".
When a dispute among the Fellows of St. Severin's College, Oxford University, reaches a stalemate, Lord Peter Wimsey discovers that as the Duke of Denver he is "the Visitor" -- charged with the task of resolving the issue. It is time for Lord Peter a A gripping wartime adventure story for young readers, "The Dolphin Crossing" first published in marked the fiction debut of Jill Paton Walsh, subsequently a celebrated author of detective stories and novels for adults. Pattie and her family are among the last refugees to flee a dying Earth in an old spaceship. And when the group finally lands on the distant planet which is to be their new home, it seems that the four-year journey has been a success.
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