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Sadie Jones

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The 7 Best Dinner Parties In Literature And Film

(2) Comments | Posted May 4, 2012 | 5:14 PM

My novel The Uninvited Guests [Harper, $24.99] has as a centerpiece a dinner party. It is April 1912. A small celebration is being held at Sterne, the beloved but dilapidated country house that is home to the Torrington family. The dinner is beset with all kinds of disasters:...

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Small Wars, Second Novels

(0) Comments | Posted January 20, 2010 | 12:09 PM

An author writes a first novel in liberating anonymity. Writing the second, regardless of the fate of the first, is a battle against the writers' demons Expectation and Comparison. My first book, "The Outcast," had the sort of good fortune that caused people to say with raised eyebrows and pitying...

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