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About Beryl Bainbridge

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Beryl Bainbridge was born in Liverpool in 1934 but now lives in North London. She was an actress before she began to write. She is the author of seventeen novels, three works of non-fiction and six plays for stage and television. Her books, The Dressmaker and An Awfully Big Adventure, have been made into films. Her recent work includes Every Man for Himself, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1996 and won the Whitbread Novel of the Year Prize in 1997, and Master Georgie, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1998 and won the W H Smith Literary Award and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize in 1999.

Of her books Penguin publish Another Part of the Wood; Harriet Said; The Dressmaker; The Bottle Factory Outing, which won the Guardian Fiction Award; Sweet William; A Quiet Life; Injury Time, which was awarded the Whitbread Prize; Young Adolf; Winter Garden; Watson's Apology; Collected Stories; An Awfully Big Adventure, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize; and The Birthday Boys, shortlisted for the Whitbread Award.

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