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Leslie Forbes

Leslie Forbes

Leslie Forbes Biography

Born in Canada, Leslie Forbes worked in London as a writer, artist and broadcaster for over 20 years. She was the author of four award-winning travel books and the internationally bestselling novels: Bombay Ice, a Sunday Times bestseller, and Fish, Blood, & Bone, which was nominated for the Orange prize. She lived in London until her death, aged 63, in July 2016



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