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Beryl Bainbridge - Author


Beryl Bainbridge wrote seventeen novels, two travel books and five plays for stage and television. Shortlisted for the Booker Prize five times, she won literary awards including the Whitbread Prize and Author of the Year at the British Book Awards. She died in July 2010.

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The Girl in the Polka Dot Dress by Beryl Bainbridge
The Girl in the Polka Dot Dress
Beryl Bainbridge
The new and last Beryl Bainbridge is a double murder mystery and a bittersweet masterpiece of the kind with which she has made her reputation.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/07/2012
The Girl in the Polka Dot Dress by Beryl Bainbridge
The Girl in the Polka Dot Dress
Beryl Bainbridge
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 2 June 2011. The new and last Beryl Bainbridge is a double murder mystery and a bittersweet masterpiece of the kind with which she has made her reputation.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/05/2011
The Dressmaker by Beryl Bainbridge
The Dressmaker
Beryl Bainbridge
This wonderful novel showing Beryl Bainbridge at her darkly comic best - out for the first time as an Abacus paperback.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/09/2010
The Bottle Factory Outing by Beryl Bainbridge
The Bottle Factory Outing
Beryl Bainbridge
This wonderful novel showing Beryl Bainbridge at her darkly comic best - out for the first time as an Abacus paperback. Beryl Bainbridge dazzles readers in this offbeat, haunting yet hilarious novel.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/09/2010
An Awfully Big Adventure by Beryl Bainbridge
An Awfully Big Adventure
Beryl Bainbridge
It is 1950 and the Liverpool reporatory theatre company is rehearsing its Christmas production of Peter Pan, a story of childhood innocence and loss. Stella has been taken on as assistant stage manager and quickly becomes obsessed with Meredith, the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/02/2003
Master Georgie by Beryl Bainbridge
Master Georgie
Beryl Bainbridge
Voted the winner of the Man Booker Best of Beryl. A novel about one family's experiences in the Crimean War. When the Battle of Inkerman was over, five survivors were assembled in front of a camera. A sixth figure -...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/04/1999
Every Man for Himself by Beryl Bainbridge
Every Man for Himself
Beryl Bainbridge
Shortlisted for the Booker Prize For the four fraught, mysterious days of her doomed maiden voyage in 1912, the Titanic sails towards New York, glittering with luxury, freighted with millionaires and hopefuls. In her labyrinthine passageways are played out the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/1997

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