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Beryl Bainbridge - Life Stories, Books, and Links
 
Biographical Information

Stories about Beryl Bainbridge

Selected works by this author

Selected books about / related to this author

Recommended links
 
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION
 
Beryl Bainbridge
(1934 - )

 
Category:  English Literature
 
Born: 1934
Liverpool, Lancashire, England
 
 
Related authors:
Samuel Johnson
 
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Beryl Bainbridge - LIFE STORIES
 
 
11/21/1934     Dr. Johnson in Love    read it now!
On this day in 1934, British novelist Beryl Bainbridge was born. Her latest novel -- of some two-dozen, with about half that many major prizes and nominations -- is According to Queeney, a look at Samuel Johnson's last years and deeper, sometimes darker feelings. Bainbridge's Johnson is not comfortable with love, nor was Boswell's....
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SELECTED WORKS BY THIS AUTHOR
 
 
According to Queeney
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Scott's Last Expedition: The Journals
by Robert Falcon Scott, Beryl Bainbridge
journals, non-fiction
 
 
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SELECTED BOOKS ABOUT (or related to) THIS AUTHOR
 
 
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BBC Interviews
An interview in which the author discusses her process of writing a book, the theme of human mortality, and the scale and "Englishness" of her works.
Guardian Unlimited Books
Features reviews of Master Georgie and According to Queeney, selected quotes (on money, fashion, the sixties, her mother, death, and relationships), and a profile of the writer and her eccentricities:

"Bainbridge is gregarious, a chain-smoker, a keen drinker, but also reclusive and most completely so when writing. Writer's block has sometimes been overthrown with a swig of whisky taken on an empty stomach. When writing a book, she does nothing else, scarcely stopping to eat. It is total immersion, a marathon."
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