Mary Karras was born in London in 1978 to Greek-Cypriot parents. Growing up she developed a keen interest in the concepts of community, cultural dissonance and belonging, leading her to pursue a degree in English Literature and Language at King’s College London. Since graduating, Mary has worked for several national newspapers including the Telegraph, the Guardian and the Independent. One Night Beneath The Lemon Trees is her second novel.
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