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Jane Austin

Jane Austin was born in Liverpool, has a degree in French and lives with her husband in York. She has worked in a number of settings, including schools, adult education and at the University of York. News from Nowhere is a debut novel inspired by a collection of letters from three of her family as they served on the Western Front. Jane first read this remarkable collection in 1983, when her grandmother, Elizabeth Dewi Roberts, published them in a slim volume, entitled Witness These Letters....See more