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Jackie Copleton lived in Nagasaki and Sapporo where she taught English before returning to England and becoming a journalist. A Dictionary of Mutual Understanding is her first novel, and was longlisted for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction and chosen for the Richard & Judy Book Club.


A Dictionary of Mutual Understanding Jackie Copleton

A mother's love. A daughter's courage. A secret that will tear them apart. Longlisted for the 2016 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction.

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