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Jane Feaver

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According to Ruth

Harvill Secker/Vintage 2007

'A first novel of extraordinary intelligence and charm - it's a bleak enough narrative, but also extremely funny.' The Times 

'An intimate portrait of a bohemian family in the sticks - great stuff.' Blake Morrison

'As a portrait of a time and a place, it's pitch-perfect.' Observer

'An outstanding debut...a remarkable book and a very convincing one.' Irish Times

Shortlisted for:

the Author's Club Best First Novel Award

the Dimplex Prize


Love me Tender

Harvill Secker/ Vintage 2009

‘Ribald, exuberant and sophisticated...a complete joy.’ Daily Telegraph

'She has a way of teasing out the comedy of people struggling to deal with..."the long littleness of life".' The Times

Shortlisted for the Edge Hill Short Story Prize

Longlisted for the Frank O'Connor short story prize

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An Inventory of Heaven

Corsair, 2013

'More intimate than Thomas Hardy and as perceptive too... Jane Feaver is a supremely compelling chronicler of rural isolation.' Michael Morpurgo

'Accomplished in every way... a true delight.' Independent

‘The observation, the ear, the breadth of imaginative sympathy – all these reminded me why it’s worth reading fiction.' Sean O'Brien, TLS

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Anybody who has survived his childhood has enough information about life to last him the rest of his days.


Flannery O'Connor

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