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The Testament of Jessie Lamb: Book summary and reviews of The Testament of Jessie Lamb by Jane Rogers
The Testament of Jessie Lamb Summary
A rogue virus that kills pregnant women has been let loose in the world, and nothing less than the survival of the human race is at stake.
The Testament of Jessie Lamb Reviews
"A powerful dystopian novel
Long-listed for the Booker Prize, Rogers' mesmerizing tale is frighteningly timely and bound to spark rich book club discussions." - Booklist
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Jane Rogers has written eight novels, including Her Living Image (winner of the Somerset Maugham Award), Mr. Wroe's Virgins (a Guardian Fiction Prize runner-up), Promised Lands (winner of the Writers' Guild Award for Best Fiction Book), Island (longlisted for the Orange Prize) and The Voyage Home. She has written drama for radio and TV, including an award-winning adaptation of Mr. Wroe's Virgins for BBC2. She has taught writing at the University of Adelaide, at Paris Sorbonne IV and on a radio-writing project in eastern Uganda. She is professor of writing at Sheffield Hallam University and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Jane lives on the edge of the moors in Lancashire, England. Visit her online at www.janerogers.org.
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