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Jean Levy


Jean spent several years in genetics research before abandoning the laboratory to pursue a career in academic publishing both in Holland the UK. She has been a database trouble-shooter, an editor, and a writer for publishing houses, pharmaceutical companies and the EU.

She has degrees in Botany, Pathology, Philosophy, English, Law and Creative Writing
and is currently completing a doctorate in Linguistics.

In her spare time she has campaigned for the environment and read a lot of books, the most
memorable being Alice in Wonderland, Pride and Prejudice, everything by Margaret Atwood and
Jeanette Winterson, and a few things by Sebastian Faulks, Calvino, Ian McEwan, David
Mitchell and Shakespeare.

She currently lives in a converted barn in the South Downs with her husband and a Heritage Plant Collection, accumulates Christmas tree decorations and aspires to writing multi-genre fiction, travelling on the Orient Express and seeing the Northern Lights.