Louise Rennison: Death of Leeds author at age of 64

Louise based her works on her childhood in Leeds.
Louise based her works on her childhood in Leeds.
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Leeds author Louise Rennison who wrote the teenage hit Angus Thongs And Full-Frontal Snogging, has died.

Her publisher, HarperCollins, confirmed the news by tweeting: “It is with huge sadness that we can confirm the death of our much loved author and friend, Louise Rennison.

“In life, as in her writing, she brought joy and laughter” Brought up in a three-bedroomed council house with her parents, grandparents, aunt, uncle and cousin, she based several episodes in the Fab Confessions Of Georgia Nicolson books on her own childhood in Leeds, before moving to New Zealand with her parents at 15.

27 October 2017.
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