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Claire Tomalin - Author


Claire Tomalin was literary editor of the New Statesman then the Sunday Times before leaving to become a full-time writer. Her first book, The Life and Death of Mary Wollstonecraft, won the Whitbread First Book Award, and she has since written a number of highly acclaimed and bestselling biographies. The Invisible Woman, a definitive account of Dickens' relationship with the actress Ellen Ternan, won three major literary awards, and Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self was Whitbread Book of the Year in 2002. Claire Tomalin is married to the writer Michael Frayn.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Claire Tomalin

A Life of My Own by Claire Tomalin
A Life of My Own
Claire Tomalin
A captivatingly intimate and moving memoir by one of Britain’s finest biographers. While Tomalin remarks in her Introductory Note that “writing about myself has not been easy”, the resulting book is an incredibly smooth reading experience, and deftly weaves deeply...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017
Charles Dickens : A Life by Claire Tomalin
Charles Dickens : A Life
Claire Tomalin
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 23 February 2012. Winner of the Galaxy Biography of the Year Award 2011. Shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award 2011. Sue Baker's view... You can’t have failed...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/10/2011

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