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A. S. Byatt - Author


A.S. Byatt is internationally known as a novelist, short-story writer and critic. Her novels include Possession (winner of the Booker Prize in 1990), and the quartet of The Virgin in the Garden, Still Life, Babel Tower and A Whistling Woman, as well as The Shadow of the Sun, The Game and The Biographer's Tale. Her latest novel, The Children's Book, is shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2009. She is also the author of two novellas, published together as Angels and Insects, and four collections of stories, and has co-edited Memory: An Anthology. 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.

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

Ragnarok The End of the Gods by A. S. Byatt
Ragnarok The End of the Gods
A. S. Byatt
From the author of Possession and The Children's Book comes an extraordinary tale, inspired by the myth of Ragnarok. Intensely autobiographical and linguistically stunning, this book is a landmark work of fiction from one of Britain's truly great...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/07/2016
Ragnarok : the End of the Gods by A. S. Byatt
Ragnarok : the End of the Gods
A. S. Byatt
From the author of Possession and The Children's Book comes an extraordinary tale, inspired by the myth of Ragnarok. Intensely autobiographical and linguistically stunning, this book is a landmark work of fiction from one of Britain's truly great...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/06/2012
Ragnarok : The End of the Gods by A. S. Byatt
Ragnarok : The End of the Gods
A. S. Byatt
September 2011 Book of the Month. From the author of Possession and The Children's Book comes an extraordinary tale, inspired by the myth of Ragnarok. Intensely autobiographical and linguistically stunning,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2011
Possession : A Romance by A. S. Byatt
Possession : A Romance
A. S. Byatt
Winner of the 1990 Booker Prize. A novel that tells the tale of a pair of young scholars investigating the lives of two Victorian poets. Following a trail of letters, journals and poems they uncover a web of passion, deceit...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/08/2011

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