Storr, Catherine The Chinese Egg

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The Chinese Egg

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Brought together by a Chinese egg puzzle, three young people become involved in a dangerous search for a missing baby.

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Joan Alison Smith (born 27 August 1953, London) is an English novelist, journalist and human rights activist, who is a former chair of the Writers in Prison committee in the English section of International PEN. The daughter of a park superintendent, Smith was educated at a state school before reading Latin at the University of Reading in the early 1970s [1]. After a spell as a journalist in local radio in Manchester, she joined the staff of the Sunday Times in 1979 and stayed at the newspaper until 1984, although Smith still contributes book reviews to the publication. She has had a regular column in the Guardian Weekend supplement, also freelancing for the newspaper and in recent years has contributed to The Independent, the Independent on Sunday, and the New Statesman.

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