S is for Samora: A Lexical Biography of Samora Machel and the Mozambican Dream

Hurst Publishers

‘Vivid and clear-eyed … highly  recommended’ Henning Mankell

‘A cracking biography of the Mozambican dream’ Zoe Norridge, Independent       

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In the Chinks of the World Machine: Feminism and Science Fiction

Ebook:     SilverWood Books

‘Astute and searching’ Sunday Times


Rose Macaulay: A Biography

Ebook:     SilverWood Books

‘a magnificent job … imaginative and thoughtful, dense with distilled information  … LeFanu offers a skilled visual, intellectual and emotional picture of a complex woman.’ Diana Souhami, Independent


Dreaming of Rose: A Biographers Journal

Ebook and Paperback:     SilverWood Books

‘This is such a wise and charming book, giving us a glimpse over the shoulder of a biographer at work . . .  The book becomes a tribute to biography itself, as a quest, as an art, and as the most generous and selfless of literary genres. I’d recommend it to any writer and any biography fan; in fact, I’d recommend it to just about anyone.’  Sarah Bakewell, author of How to Live: A Life of Montaigne in one question and twenty attempts at an answer


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