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Louisa Young


Louisa Young was born in London and read history at Cambridge. She co-wrote the Lionboy series with her daughter, and is the author of eight further books including the bestselling My Dear I Wanted to Tell You, which was shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award, and was a Richard and Judy Book Club choice, and its acclaimed sequels The Heroes’ Welcome and Devotion. Her work is published in 36 languages. She lives in London.

Works by Louisa Young

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  • you-left-early-a-true-story-of-love-and-alcohol
  • the-heroes-welcome
  • a-great-task-of-happiness-the-life-of-kathleen-scott