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Beryl Bainbridge : artist, writer, friend

Author: Psiche Hughes
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beryl Bainbridge is best known as a prolific writer of novels that ranged from black comedies of contemporary life, often autobiographical in inspiration, to idiosyncratic reimaginings of historical events and characters. This book offers a highly personal, chronological account of Beryl's life and work both her writing and her painting.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Beryl Bainbridge; Beryl Bainbridge; Beryl Bainbridge; Beryl Bainbridge
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Psiche Hughes
ISBN: 9780500516515 0500516510
OCLC Number: 794296217
Description: 208 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface / Brendan King --
'Writing was more beneficial than attending a psychiatric clinic' --
'Self-creator of her own struggling': 1963-67 --
'Napoleon in an assortment of situations': 1967-72 --
'Duckworth wanted her next book': 1972-84 --
'A ferocious, if morbid, imagination' 1984-93 --
'Off upstairs now for more wrestling': 1993-2005 --
'Must finish this bloody book': 2005-10.
Responsibility: Psiche Hughes.

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