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A.S. Byatt - Author


A. S. Byatt is internationally acclaimed as a novelist, short story writer and critic. Educated at York and Newnham College, Cambridge, she taught at the Central School of Art and Design, and was Senior lecturer in English at University College, London, before becoming a full-time writer in 1983. She was appointed CBE in 1990 and DBE in 1999. Her most recent novel is A Whistling Woman, the conclusion of the famous 'Frederica' quartet.

Featured Books, with extracts, by A.S. Byatt

The Children's Book by A.S. Byatt
The Children's Book
A.S. Byatt
Winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 2010. Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2009. An engrossing family saga set in the era of the late 19th century and up to the end of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/01/2010
The Children's Book: Unabridged Audiobook by A.S. Byatt
The Children's Book: Unabridged Audiobook
A.S. Byatt
This is an unabridged audiobook title. Winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 2010. Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2009. An engrossing family saga set in the era of the...
Format: CD-Audio - Released: 01/11/2009
The Children's Book by A.S. Byatt
The Children's Book
A.S. Byatt
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2009. An engrossing family saga set in the era of the late 19th century and up to the end of World War One. A simpler time, soon to change politically and socially,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/05/2009
Little Black Book of Stories by A.S. Byatt
Little Black Book of Stories
A.S. Byatt
A new collection, mixing folk and fairy tale with everyday life.
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/11/2004

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