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Margaret Drabble.

William Cooper

Margaret Drabble.

by William Cooper

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Published by British Council in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drabble, Margaret, -- 1939-

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    SeriesContemporary writers
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folded sheet
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13852754M

    REVIEWS OF MARGARET DRABBLE'S EARLIER BOOKS: 'Jerusalem the Golden' () "The author is an accomplished stylist who has been highly praised. 'Jerusalem the Golden' says rather more than it would appear to do on a cursory reading.   Margaret Drabble is the author of The Sea Lady, The Seven Sisters, The Peppered Moth, and The Needle’s Eye, among other has written biographies of Arnold Bennett and Angus Wilson, and is the editor of the fifth and sixth editions of The Oxford Companion to English her contributions to contemporary English literature, she was made a Dame of the Brand: Picador.

    Margaret Drabble is the dean of English fiction writers, with some 17 novels and two biographies on record, not to mention having served as editor of two editions of The Oxford Companion to English latest book is an eccentric foray into personal and public history, an examination of the rich and intricate interchange between cultural artifacts and the people from whom they.   Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Margaret Drabble books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.

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Learn more about Drabble’s life and work, including her notable books. Margaret Drabble is the author of The Sea Lady, The Seven Sisters, The Peppered Moth, and The Needle's Eye, among other novels.

She has written biographies of Arnold Bennett and Angus Wilson, and she is the editor of the fifth and sixth editions of The Oxford Companion to English Literature.

Margaret Drabble began to write when she was an unemployed actress in England; her stories about independent, Austen-esque heroines are dramatic, but carry the intellectual weight of Drabble's own narrative inventiveness and incisive social commentary.

Margaret’s debut novel, called “A Summer Bird-Cage”, was released in the year Her work is from the literary fiction and non-fiction genre. “The Gates of Ivory” is the third novel in the “The Radiant Way” series and was released in the year In London, Liz.

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Margaret Drabble is the author of The Sea Lady, The Seven Sisters, The Peppered Moth, and The Needle's Eye, among other novels. For her contributions to contemporary English literature, she was made a Dame of the British Empire in Brand: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Novelist, biographer and critic Margaret Drabble is the author of more than 25 books, and has been the recipient of prizes including the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize () and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize ().

''The Peppered Moth'' is, by Ms. Drabble's description, ''partly a memoir.'' Her 14th novel, it is based on the life of her mother, Kathleen Marie Bloor, Bessie Bawtry in the : Mel Gussow. Margaret Drabble was born on June 5, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England.

She is a writer, known for A Touch of Love (), Isadora () and It's a Woman's World (). She has been married to Michael Holroyd since She was previously married to Clive Swift.

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as the pages mounted up.