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Deborah Manley has lived in India, Canada, Austria and Nigeria.
She worked as an editor of education books and has compiled anthologies on Malta, the Nile and the Trans-Siberian Railway. She is the co-author of the biography of the early 19th century traveller and diplomat, Henry Salt, and has also written articles for the Guinness Book of Records 1492: The World Five Hundred Years Ago.
She now lives in Oxford.