Kathleen Jones

Agent: Isobel Dixon

Biography: 'A skilled and subtle biographer.' -- Pamela Norris, Literary Biography

Kathleen Jones is the author of A PASSIONATE SISTERHOOD: The Lives Of The Sisters, Wives And Daughters Of The 'Lake Poets'; A GLORIOUS FAME: The Life Of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess Of Newcastle; LEARNING NOT TO BE FIRST: The Life Of Christina Rossetti; and the bestselling CATHERINE COOKSON to which a sequel, SEEKING CATHERINE COOKSON'S 'DA' was published in 2004.  Her writing has been described as 'a model of organisation and insight…lucid, calm and thoughtful' (Literary Review); 'tender, perceptive, clear-eyed' (Express on Sunday); and 'fascinating, marvellous, utterly absorbing' (Independent on Sunday).

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KATHERINE MANSFIELD: THE STORY-TELLER Literary biography, 528 pages Edinburgh University Press - February 8, 2010 Striking new biography of Katherine Mansfield, the first in 20 years, a compelling probing of her art and fraught, knife-edge life, with new unpublished information. 'By far the best Mansfield biography yet.' -- Jacqueline Wilson

KATHERINE MANSFIELD: THE STORY-TELLER

Literary biography, 528 pages
Edinburgh University Press - February 8, 2010

Striking new biography of Katherine Mansfield, the first in 20 years, a compelling probing of her art and fraught, knife-edge life, with new unpublished information.

'By far the best Mansfield biography yet.' -- Jacqueline Wilson