Joanne Harris
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Joanne Harris

Joanne Harris is a British author, whose books include fourteen novels, two cookbooks and many short stories. Her work is extremely diverse, covering aspects of magic realism, suspense, historical fiction, mythology and fantasy. She has also written a DR WHO novella for the BBC, has scripted guest episodes for the game ZOMBIES, RUN!, and is currently engaged in a number of musical theatre projects as well as developing an original drama for television.
In 2000, her 1999 novel CHOCOLAT was adapted to the screen, starring Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp. She is an honorary Fellow of St Catharine's College, Cambridge, and in 2013 was awarded an MBE by the Queen.
Her hobbies are listed in Who's Who as 'mooching, lounging, strutting, strumming, priest-baiting and quiet subversion'. She also spends too much time on Twitter; plays flute and bass guitar in a band first formed when she was 16; and works from a shed in her garden at her home in Yorkshire.

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    • The Gospel of Loki

    • By: Joanne M. Harris
    • Narrated by: Allan Corduner
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 647
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 591
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 590

    This novel is a brilliant first-person narrative of the rise and fall of the Norse gods - retold from the point of view of the world's ultimate trickster, Loki....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Walking In Loki's Shoes

    • By Robert on 10-06-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Stories

    • All-New Tales
    • By: Neil Gaiman (author and editor), Al Sarrantonio (editor), Joe Hill, and others
    • Narrated by: Anne Bobby, Jonathan Davis, Katherine Kellgren, and others
    • Length: 18 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 621
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 462
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 464

    The best stories pull readers in and keep them turning the pages, eager to discover more—to find the answer to the question....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Something for Everyone

    • By Nicole on 05-24-17

    Regular price: $42.20

    • The Testament of Loki

    • By: Joanne M. Harris
    • Narrated by: Allan Corduner
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 72

    In the sequel to The Gospel of Loki, Loki’s adventures continue when he finds a way out of the end of the world and plans to restart the power of the Norse gods....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Very disappointed after such promising first book. My review comes with a some spoilers so you have been told...

    • By C. Souza on 09-04-18

    Regular price: $18.89

    • Gentlemen and Players

    • By: Joanne Harris
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 13 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 222
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 127

    Harboring dark ties to the school's past, this young teacher has arrived with one terrible goal: to destroy St. Oswald's....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful read

    • By Leslie on 03-12-06

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Five Quarters of the Orange

    • By: Joanne Harris
    • Narrated by: Rula Lenska
    • Length: 3 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 57

    When the widowed Framboise moves back to the village of Les Laveuses, where she grew up, she is pleased to discover that no-one recognises her....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Poorly edited

    • By Gina on 01-13-07

    Regular price: $10.84

    • Different Class

    • By: Joanne Harris
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey, Ewan Goddard
    • Length: 14 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    After 30 years at St Oswald’s Grammar in North Yorkshire, Latin master Roy Straitley has seen all kinds of boys come and go....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic twist and turns!

    • By Sanet Odendaal on 12-12-16

    Regular price: $25.58

    • Peaches for Father Francis

    • A Novel
    • By: Joanne Harris
    • Narrated by: Rula Lenska, Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 63

    When Vianne Rocher receives a letter from beyond the grave, she has no choice but to follow the wind that blows her back to Lansquenet, the beautiful French village in which eight years ago she opened a chocolate shop....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Charming and thoughtful.

    • By judy on 11-30-12

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Girl with No Shadow

    • By: Joanne Harris
    • Narrated by: Susanna Burney
    • Length: 14 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 130
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 66

    Since she was a little girl, the wind has dictated every move Vianne Rocher has made, buffeting her from place to place, from a small French village to the crowded streets of Paris....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyed this very much

    • By Elyse on 04-26-08

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Runemarks

    • By: Joanne M. Harris
    • Narrated by: Rosie Jones
    • Length: 15 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    It's been 500 years since the end of the world, and society has built itself anew. The old Norse gods are no longer revered. Their tales have been banned. Magic is outlawed....

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Chocolat

    • By: Joanne Harris
    • Narrated by: Irene Grazioli
    • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    A Lansquenet, quieto villaggio al centro della Francia, la vita scorre placida. Un po' troppo placida: è una comunità chiusa, dove sono...

    Regular price: $8.98

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