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29 July 2021

Ajay Close

Ajay Close is an award-winning journalist as well as a playwright and novelist. Her first novel,  Official and Doubtful, was longlisted for the Orange Prize. Her fourth,  A Petrol Scented Spring, was longlisted for the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. Her most recent novel is  The Daughter of Lady Macbeth (Sandstone Press). Close's next novel,  What We Did in the Dark, will be published in spring 2020.