Jennifer Johnston

Maiden City Stories  Are You Going To Knock?
  • Maiden City Stories Are You Going To Knock?

  • This is one of three short stories specially commissioned by BBC Radio 4 to celebrate Derry Londonderry's status as UK City of Culture, recorded in front of an audience in the city's Verbal Arts Centre. Written by Jennifer Johnston. Produced by Heather Larmour.

Jennifer Johnston's first published novel was The Captains and the Kings (1972). Since then, she has published many more novels, including Shadows on our Skin (1977), which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize for Fiction, and The Old Jest (1979), set in the War of Independence and winner of the 1979 Whitbread Novel Award.

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