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Margaret Forster - Author


Born in Carlisle, Margaret Forster is the author of many successful and acclaimed novels, including Have the Men Had Enough?, Lady's Maid, Diary of an Ordinary Woman, Is There Anything You Want?, Keeping the World Away, and Over, bestselling memoirs (Hidden Lives and Precious Lives) and biographies. She died in February 2016.

If you like Margaret Forster you might also like to read books by Linda Grant, Margaret Drabble and Anne Tyler.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Margaret Forster

My Life in Houses by Margaret Forster
My Life in Houses
Margaret Forster
Perhaps those “in charge” could spare the time to read My Life in Houses to remind them how housing is fundamental not just for protection from the elements but as a home, a place to be ourselves. To be harried...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/02/2016
My Life in Houses by Margaret Forster
My Life in Houses
Margaret Forster
Perhaps those “in charge” could spare the time to read My Life in Houses to remind them how housing is fundamental not just for protection from the elements but as a home, a place to be ourselves. To be harried...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
The Unknown Bridesmaid by Margaret Forster
The Unknown Bridesmaid
Margaret Forster
Margaret Forster is a brilliant novelist who has been writing for fifty years but is still very much at the top of her game. A taut and thrilling narrative that moves through Julia’s life as she finally comes to realise...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/02/2014
Is There Anything You Want? by Margaret Forster
Is There Anything You Want?
Margaret Forster
I believe Margaret is one of our finest authors who ought to be better valued. She writes about women, here connected through a hospital as visitor, doctor, patient or ex-patient. Itâs a good, old-fashioned book with well rounded characters and...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 02/02/2006
Is There Anything You Want? by Margaret Forster
Is There Anything You Want?
Margaret Forster
The novel explores the experiences of a diverse group of women whose lives have all been changed by breast cancer
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/01/2005
Daphne du Maurier by Margaret Forster
Daphne du Maurier
Margaret Forster
August 2011 Guest Editor Deborah Lawrenson on Margaret Forster... Margaret Forster’s biography of Daphne du Maurier is an absolute must for anyone who is fascinated by du Maurier’s enduring classic Rebecca. As you’d expect from a writer and biographer...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 05/05/1994

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