Search - List of Books by Kathleen Jones

Kathleen Jones is an English poet and biographer. She was born and brought up on a hill farm in the north of England, she escaped to London as a teenager in order to become a writer. She spent several years in Africa and the Middle East - where she worked in English broadcasting - before returning home. She read law and then English Literature as a mature student at university before specialising in early women writers - work that culminated in A Glorious Fame, the life of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle. Her extensive published work includes radio journalism, articles for magazines and newspapers, short fiction and eleven books - a mixture of biography, general non-fiction and two poetry collections. She is currently living in Cumbria and Italy. Her latest work a biography of Katherine Mansfield[1] called The Storyteller//www.kathleenjones.co.uk/reviews/vincentreview.html was published in August 2010 by Penquin and is the result of several years of gathering research material from hundreds of sources and many visits to New Zealand.

She has published poetry, feature articles and short fiction in a variety of national and international magazines and newspapers . Her short stories have been anthologised and also broadcast on Radio 4 and on radio networks in Holland, Germany and Spain. She is on the British Council[2] authors list and was one of the featured authors in the recent 'Save our Short Story Anthology' compiled by the Arts Council on the internet.

A prize-winning, collection of poetry ['Unwritten Lives'] was published by Redbeck Press in 1995 and a further collection 'Secret Eden' was exhibited as part of a collaborative project for Visual Arts Year 97 with landscape photographer Tony Riley.Kathleen Jones is a regular performer at Literature Festivals all over Britain and leads creative writing workshops for fiction, poetry and life writing. She is also a tutor for the Open University's new creative writing program and currently a Royal Literary Fund Fellow[3].

Her work 'is characterized by an ability to select and extract details from her research and use them to paint a coherent portrait of her subject, bringing them vividly to life. She crafts strong stories from real events leaving you with a feeling that you know and understand the subject of the biography'.

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Total Books: 53
Escape Route A Torches n' Pitchforks Anthology
2017 - Escape Route a Torches N' Pitchforks Anthology (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781944864040
ISBN-10: 1944864040
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Katherine Mansfield The Story-Teller
2010 - Katherine Mansfield the Story-teller (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780748643547
ISBN-10: 0748643540
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction
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Challenging Richard Dawkins
2008 - Challenging Richard Dawkins (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781853118418
ISBN-10: 1853118419
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Nonfiction, Christian Books & Bibles
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A Basic Dictionary of Saints Anglican Catholic Celtic Free Church Orthodox
2007 - A Basic Dictionary of Saints Anglican Catholic Celtic Free Church Orthodox (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781853113970
ISBN-10: 1853113972
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Songs of the Isles
2004 - Songs of the Isles (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781853115844
ISBN-10: 1853115843
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Christian Books & Bibles
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2003 - Margaret Forster [Modern Cumbrian Classics] (Paperback)
Catherine Cookson The Biography
2003 - Catherine Cookson the Biography (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9781860429262
ISBN-10: 1860429262
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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The Saints of the Anglican Calendar
2001 - The Saints of the Anglican Calendar (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781853113758
ISBN-10: 1853113751
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The Poems of St John of the Cross
A Passionate Sisterhood  Women of the Wordsworth Circle
Catherine Cookson  The Biography
1999 - Catherine Cookson the Biography (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780316853576
ISBN-10: 0316853577
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Women Saints Lives of Faith and Courage
1999 - Women Saints Lives of Faith and Courage (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781570752919
ISBN-10: 1570752915
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Religion & Spirituality, Nonfiction, Christian Books & Bibles
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Women Saints
1999 - Women Saints (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780860122814
ISBN-10: 0860122816
Genre: Christian Books & Bibles
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A Passionate Sisterhood Wives Sisters and Daughters of the Lakeland Poets
1998 - A Passionate Sisterhood Wives Sisters and Daughters of the Lakeland Poets (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781860494925
ISBN-10: 1860494927
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Butler's Lives of the Saints June
1997 - Butler's Lives of the Saints June [Butler's Lives of the Saints] (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780814623824
ISBN-10: 0814623824
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Christian Books & Bibles
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Essential Midwifery
1997 - Essential Midwifery (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780723424390
ISBN-10: 072342439X
Genre: Medicine
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Asylums and After A Revised History of the Mental Health Services  From the Early 18th Century to the 1990s
Learning Not to be First Life of Christina Rossetti
1992 - Learning Not to Be First Life of Christina Rossetti [Oxford Lives] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780192829023
ISBN-10: 0192829025
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A Glorious Fame Life of Margaret Cavendish Duchess of Newcastle 1623-73
1990 - A Glorious Fame Life of Margaret Cavendish Duchess of Newcastle 1623-73 (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780747505679
ISBN-10: 0747505675
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Experience in Mental Health Community Care and Social Policy
1989 - Experience in Mental Health Community Care and Social Policy (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780803980655
ISBN-10: 0803980655
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Issues in Social Policy
1978 - Issues in Social Policy (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780710089724
ISBN-10: 0710089724
Genre: Nonfiction
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History of the Mental Health Services
1972 - History of the Mental Health Services [International Library of Society] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780710074522
ISBN-10: 0710074522
Genres: History, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Nonfiction
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1970 - The Economic Impact of Commonwealth Immigration [National Institute of Economic and Social Research Occasional Papers] (Paperback)
What Is Social Policy [Social policy today] (Paperback)
Eileen Younghusband a Biography [LSE SOCIAL ADMIN. OCC. PPRS.] (Paperback)
Butlers' Lives of the Saints [Butler's Lives of the Saints] (Hardcover)Hardcover
Commonwealth Immigration [A Runnymede Trust publication] (Paperback)