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Philip G Jones

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Philip Gwynne Jones was born in South Wales in 1966, and has since lived in Holland, Germany and Scotland. He first came to Italy in 1994, when he spent some time working for the European Space Agency in Frascati, a job that proved to be less exciting than he had imagined.

He spent twenty years in the IT industry before realising he was congenitally unsuited to it, and now works as a writer, teacher and translator. He lives in Venice with his wife Caroline.

He enjoys cooking, art, classical music and opera; and can occasionally be seen and heard singing bass with the Cantori Veneziani.

His first novel, The Venetian Game, spent a month at number 2 in the Times paperback fiction list. The adventures of Nathan Sutherland, Honorary Consul in Venice, continue with The Angels of Venice, the sixth novel in the series, which will be published by Little, Brown in July 2022.

Philip is also the author of the travelogue, To Venice with Love : A midlife adventure.

Other Awards

The Venetian Game : Waterstones Thriller of the Month, March 2018

Vengeance in Venice : Waterstones Welsh Book of the Month, April 2018

To Venice with Love : Readers’ Digest non-fiction Book of the Month, April 2020

Books by Philip G Jones

  • Venetian Gothic Venetian Gothic


  • The Venetian Legacy The Venetian Legacy


  • The Angels of Venice The Angels of Venice


  • The Venetian Game The Venetian Game


  • Vengeance in Venice Vengeance in Venice


  • The Venetian Masquerade The Venetian Masquerade


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