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JR Thorp

JR Thorp is the author of the highly acclaimed literary novel Learwife (published by Canongate UK/Pegasus USA in 2021), which was a Waterstones Best Book of 2021 and was longlisted for the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction and the Author's Club First Novel Prize. It was an Indie Book of the Month and Apple Books Book of the Month in November 2021, and the audiobook by Juliet Stevenson won a 2021 Audiofile Earphones Award. She was one of the Observer's Best Debut Novelists of 2021 and she received a Markievicz Award to write her second literary novel. She is also a lyricist and librettist, with work commissioned by the Arts Council, the Wellcome Trust, St Paul's Cathedral, and others. She is an Australian living in Cork, Ireland.

Learwife

Canongate
Learwife