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Shelf life: VERONICA HENRY

Scriptwriter turned novelist Veronica Henry shares her five favourite reads with Judith Spelman

Veronica Henry has had a fascinating journey towards being a novelist. After university and a bi-lingual secretarial course, she landed a job as production secretary on The Archers. She remembers (perhaps a little ruefully) that it would take her two and a half hours to type out a script on an Olivetti typewriter. ‘There was never a dull moment,’ she says, ‘and The Archers taught me that everyone needs an escape from everyday life.’ She went on to work in television, becoming a script editor for Central Television, working on programmes such as Crossroads and Boon before turning freelance and writing hours and hours of television drama for programmes such as Heartbeat and Holby City.

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