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Plague Child Paperback – 31 March 2011

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Peter Ransley has written extensively for television. His BBC adaptation of Sarah Waters’s ‘Fingersmith’ was nominated for a BAFTA for best series in 2006 and his ITV drama ‘Falling Angel’, starring Emilia Fox and Charles Dance, was screened in 2007. He is a winner of the Royal Television Society’s Writer’s Award.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ William Collins (31 March 2011)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 352 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0007312369
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0007312368
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 15.3 x 3.4 x 23.4 cm
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Peter Ransley is an award winning screenwriter of psychological thrillers, plays with a social theme and historical drama. This led to his trilogy Plague Child, Cromwell’s Blessing and The King’s List.

He has just published Wild Boy, from an idea by his grandson Finlay Parker, who is nine. He is working on book two and Wild Boy has just started secondary school. More on

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