Joy Cowley

Joy Cowley

Cassia Joy Cowley, DCNZM, OBE, best known as Joy Cowley, is a New Zealand author of children's fiction, novels, and short stories. Her first novel, Nest in a Fallen Tree, was adapted into the 1971 film The Night Digger by screenwriter Roald Dahl. Following its success in the United States, Cowley wrote several works for adults: her novels Man of Straw, Of Men and Angels, The Mandrake Root, and The Growing Season typically focused on families dealing with issues such as marital infidelity, mental illness, and death. Cowley has also published several collections of short stories, including Two of a Kind and Heart Attack and Other Stories. Cowley is known primarily for her children's ... more on Wikipedia

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