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Janet Todd is best known for her non-fiction feminist works on early women writers and for her books about Mary Wollstonecraft, Aphra Behn, and Jane Austen. She was born in Wales and has worked as an academic in Ghana, Puerto Rico, the US, Scotland. India and England. Until recently, she was President of Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge, where she ran a festival of women writers, and established the Lucy Cavendish Fiction Prize. She now lives in Cambridge and Venice.

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A Man of GeniusA Man of Genius

The hardback edition and an unabridged audiobook (read by Miriam Margolyes) of Janet Todd’s new novel are available in the UK from all good bookshops (March 2016 by Bitter Lemon Press). Press Release

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Paperback April 2017


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Lady Susan Plays the Game

Olad_susanut in paperback on 28 July: Janet Todd’s sequel to Jane Austen’s Lady Susan, published by Bloomsbury. Purchase from Amazon (UK) or Amazon (USA)






Other news and guest blogs:

Guest Post: Janet Todd on historical Italy and A Man of Genius

Literary Genius in the ‘Long Eighteenth’ Century (English Historical Fiction Authors)


Other pages about Janet Todd