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John Harwood
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John Harwood

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John Harwood was born in Hobart, Tasmania. Educated in Tasmania and Cambridge, he went on to become Head of the School of English and Drama at Flinders University, Adelaide. He is the author of two books of criticism, Olivia Shakespear and W. B. Yeats and Eliot to Derrida: The Poverty of Interpretation and the novels The Ghost Writer and The Séance.

Books by John Harwood

The Asylum

Harwood has a gift for creating suspense, apparently effortlessly. Ruth Rendell. A gothic suspense novel that will keep you in its grip until the final page.

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The Seance

The breakthrough novel from one of Australia's finest writers - a gripping story of ghosts, betrayal and murder in Victorian England

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The Ghost Writer

'Its complexities provoke a feverish breathlessness-Well written and subtly constructed' Ruth Rendell, Sunday Times

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