Jennifer Johnston (born 12 January 1930) is an Irish novelist. She was born in Dublin. Johnston has won a number of awards, including the Whitbread Book Award for The Old Jest in 1979 and a Lifetime Achievement from the Irish Book Awards (2012). Her novel, The Old Jest, was made into a movie called The Dawning. Her other best known novels include: How Many Miles to Babylon?, The Christmas Tree, The Railway Station Man, The Illusionist and Grace and Truth.
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- "Jennifer Johnston - Literature". Literature.britishcouncil.org. Retrieved 16 July 2016.