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Published by Two Roads on 14th January, 2016.

Cover artwork by Jill de Haan.






detail from the spine

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The Words in My Hand tells the story of the affair between Dutch maid, Helena Jans, and French philosopher, René Descartes. It is a story that was hidden at the time and almost entirely lost from history since.

Shortlisted for the 2016 Costa First Novel award.

Author page at Two Roads Books:

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