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Jill Paton Walsh (born Years: 1934 1935 1936 - 1937 - 1938 1939 1940 Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s - 1930s - 1940s 1950s 1960s Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century 1937 in topic: Arts Architecture - Art - Film - Literature - Music Science and technology Aviation - Rail transport - Science - Television Other topics Canada - Sport Lists of leaders: State leaders - Religious... 1937) is an English novelist and children's writer. She was educated at St Anne's College, Oxford.

Her novels for children span all ages and include; Babylon, Birdy and the Ghosties, The Dolphin Crossing, Fireweed, Goldengrove, Grace, Hengest's tale, A Parcel of Patterns, and Thomas and the Tinners.

Her adult novels include Lapsing about Catholic university students, A School for Lovers, and The Serpentine Cave based on a lifeboat disaster in St Ives. Knowledge of Angels, a medieval philosophical novel, was shortlisted for the 1994 The Booker Prize for Fiction is awarded each year for the best novel written by a citizen of the Commonwealth or the Republic of Ireland. It was established by the retail wholesaler Booker plc in 1968. To maintain the consistent excellence of the prize, judges are selected from critics, writers... Booker Prize. She is the author of 2 detective stories featuring Imogen Quy; The Wyndham Case, and A Piece of Justice. In 1998 she won acclaim for her seamless completion of Dorothy Leigh Sayers (Oxford, 13 June 1893 - Witham, 17 December 1957) was a British author, translator, student of classical and modern languages, and Christian humanist. Dorothy L. Sayers (and she always insisted on that L.) is perhaps best known for her Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries, a series of novels and... Dorothy L. Sayers unfinished novel Thrones, Dominations is a Lord Peter Wimsey murder mystery novel that Dorothy L. Sayers began writing in 1936 but abandoned. It was completed by Jill Paton Walsh and published in 1998. The title is a quote from John Miltons Paradise Lost. Sayerss notes for the work consisted of... Thrones, Dominations, and she has since completed another Lord Peter Death Bredon Wimsey is a fictional character in a series of detective novels and short stories by Dorothy L. Sayers. He is the main character in those works, in which he solves mysteries — usually murder mysteries. The tales all take place in a setting contemporary to when... Lord Peter Wimsey novel, A Presumption of Death.

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Jill Paton Walsh (born Gillian Bliss on 29 April 1937) is an English novelist and children's writer.
In 1961 she married Antony Paton Walsh; they have one son, and two daughters.
Her novels for children span all ages and include; Hengest's tale, The Dolphin Crossing, Fireweed, Goldengrove, The Emperor's Winding Sheet (Whitbread Children's Prizewinner 1974), Babylon, A Parcel of Patterns, Gaffer Samson's Luck (Smarties Prizewinner 1985), Birdy and the Ghosties, Grace, and Thomas and the Tinners.
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