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Jane Gardam is a prolific, much respected, and still (in 2010) highly productive writer of fiction for children and adolescents, and novels and stories for adults, besides journalism and reviews.
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11 July 1928 Jean Mary Pearson (who later wrote as JG) was born at Coatham on the coast of North Yorkshire, the elder of two children.  Bibliographic Citation link.
By late May 1985 JG's novel Crusoe's Daughter told the story of an orphan protagonist marooned in an isolated, marsh-surrounded house on the north-east coast of England, whose lonely, aimless life is filled with books and imagination. Bibliographic Citation link.
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