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There are examples of outstanding writers who have made their mark in print late in the course of their lives, but there are few, arguably, who have done so to such startling effect as SIOBHAN DOWD (1960 - 2007). In the last two and a half years before her death, Dowd handed her publisher four remarkable novels for older children. Two – "A Swift Pure Cry" and "The London Eye Mystery" – have both gone on to critical and popular acclaim on both sides of the Atlantic.

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