Abigail Dean

Abigail Dean was born in Manchester, and grew up in the Peak District. She graduated from Cambridge with a Double First in English. Formerly a Waterstones bookseller, she spent five years as a lawyer in London, and took summer 2018 off to work on her debut novel, Girl A, ahead of her thirtieth birthday. She now works as a lawyer for Google, and is currently writing her second novel, The Conspiracies.

Abigail Dean was born in Manchester, and grew up in the Peak District. She graduated from Cambridge with a Double First in English. Formerly a Waterstones bookseller, she spent five years as a lawyer in London, and took summer 2018 off to work on her debut novel, Girl A, ahead of her thirtieth birthday. She now works as a lawyer for Google, and is currently writing her second novel, The Conspiracies.

Girl A

Lex Gracie doesn’t want to think about her family. She doesn’t want to think about growing up in her parents’…

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“Girl A was a real ‘event’ book. What could have been shocking and sensationalist as a subject was dealt with by Abigail Dean in a really nuanced, humane way. Her characters are fantastically well-drawn and the gut-punch twist was handled particularly well.”

Joanne Finney

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