Valerie Martin is the author of twelve novels, including Trespass, Mary Reilly, Italian Fever, Mrs Gulliver and Property, four collections of short fiction, and a biography of St. Francis of Assisi. She has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship. Her novel Mary Reilly was awarded the Kafkta prize, shortlisted for the Prix Femina (France), and made into a motion picture directed by Stephen Frears and starring Julia Roberts and John Malkovitch. Property won Britain’s Orange Prize (now called the Women’s Prize) in 2003.


Property by Valerie Martin


by Valerie Martin

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