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<p>Jane Gardam is an acclaimed novelist who excels in the<br />short story form. She has twice been awarded the Whitbread/<br />Costa Prize for Best Novel of the Year and she also holds a<br />Heywood Hill Literary Prize for a lifetime’s contribution to<br />the enjoyment of literature. She was awarded an OBE in 2009.<br />Her most recent novel, Last Friends, was shortlisted for the<br />Folio Prize, and Jane is a recent recipient of the Charleston-<br />Chichester Award, the only award to recognise longstanding<br />creativity and achievement in the short story genre.</p>

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