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About the Author
Annalena McAfee was born in London to a Scottish mother and Glasgow-Irish father, and was educated at Essex University. She is the author of The Spoiler and eight children’s books. McAfee worked in newspapers for more than three decades. She was arts and literary editor of the Financial Times and founded the Guardian Review, which she edited for six years. McAfee lives in London with her husband, the writer Ian McEwan.