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Bainbridge, Beryl Margaret

Born: 1934 AD
Currently alive, at 80 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Novelists


1934 - Born on the 21st of November in Lancashire. 


1967 - Her first published novel, A Weekend with Claude.


1968 - Her second novel The Wood published this year.


1973 - The Dressmaker published 1973 and adapted to be a film in 1989.


1974 - The Bottle Factory Outing won the Guardian Fiction Prize.


1977 - Injury Time won the Whitbread Novel Award.


1989 - An Awfully Big Adventure drew on her experiences as an actress.


1991 - Her more recent novels, based on real lives and historical events, include The Birthday Boys.


1996 - And this year the story of Captain Scott's ill-fated Antarctic expedition; Every Man For Himself.


1998 - Set on board the Titanic; and Master Georgie.


2001 - According to Queeney, is the story of Dr Johnson's relationship with Hester Thrale.


Beryl Bainbridge lives in north London.




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