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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 28 October 1938London, England, UK
Birth NameJuliet Marion Hulme

Mini Bio (1)

Anne Perry was born on October 28, 1938, in London. She was first known as Juliet Marion Hulme, famed co-murderess of friend Pauline Parker's mother in 1954. After serving five years in Mount Eden Prison she moved overseas to be with her mother. In 1979 she published The Cater Street Hangman, the first in a series of successful mystery novels.

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Trivia (4)

Portrayed by Kate Winslet in the film Heavenly Creatures (1994).
Under the terms of her release from prison she and Pauline Parker Reiper were never to see one another again; if they do, they will be returned to prison to serve a life sentence. Perry had sent many letters to Reiper while in prison and upon the her release from prison five years after Perry, but Pauline never replied.
The heroine of one of her books was portrayed by Keeley Hawes in The Cater Street Hangman (1998).
Bestselling crime fiction writer who has sold over 25 million books worldwide.

Personal Quotes (5)

Americans sometimes say to me that they have no class system themselves. All human beings have class systems. It can be based on a different thing in a different country, but the thing about breeding is, you can't buy it. You can't buy class.
Germany was marvelous. I flew from Inverness to Edinburgh to Birmingham to Munich. Of course they offloaded my baggage in Birmingham-but isn't that par for the course?
I am now working on the second WWI story and find the challenge marvelous.
I did a complete rewrite of 650 pages in two weeks.
I think it's a terrible thing to write and not enjoy it. It's a sad thing. But of course a lot of people do work because they need to eat. And we all need to eat, but that's not the only reason to work. You couldn't have paid me not to write.

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