desmond elliott 2017 when i was invisible twitter rebus 30th anniversary make the most of Lovereading
Search our site
They All Fall Down by Tammy Cohen Read the opening extract of the brand new Tammy Cohen book before its publication on 13/07/2017

Margaret Drabble Book and Novel

Margaret Drabble - Author


Dame Margaret Drabble was born in Sheffield in 1939 and was educated at Newnham College, Cambridge. She is the author of eighteen novels including A Summer Bird-Cage, The Millstone, The Peppered Moth, The Red Queen, The Sea Lady and most recently, the highly acclaimed The Pure Gold Baby. She has also written biographies, screenplays and was the editor of the Oxford Companion to English Literature. She was appointed CBE in 1980, and made DBE in the 2008 Honours list. She was also awarded the 2011 Golden PEN Award for a Lifetime's Distinguished Service to Literature. She is married to the biographer Michael Holroyd.

Author photo © Ruth Corney

If you like Margaret Drabble you might also like to read books by A S Byatt, Esther Freud and Edna O'Brien.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Margaret Drabble

The Dark Flood Rises by Margaret Drabble
The Dark Flood Rises
Margaret Drabble
If you are a Margaret Drabble fan then you will know her strength is in characterisation. Here she concentrates on a family and elderly friends with the narrative switching between them as each character analyses the others. It is a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017
The Pure Gold Baby by Margaret Drabble
The Pure Gold Baby
Margaret Drabble
Jess is a young anthropologist who has become pregnant by a married man and gives up her career to raise her child. When she realises that her baby is special her life changes more than she could have imagined it...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/06/2014

Loading other books by Margaret Drabble...


Author Info

Author's Website

www.redmood.com/drabble/

Did you know

At Lovereading you can download and read an Opening Extract and an online review of books by Margaret Drabble and hundreds of other authors.

Author 'Like for Like' recommendations


Why I love @lovereadinguk? It's in the name - as dedicated lovers of reading, they are perfect matchmakers for helping me find my next read!

Catherine Jenkins

Ever purchased a book, read a few pages & thought I'm not going to enjoy this? Honest book reviews mean you'll never have that problem again

Jill Peters

Lovereading is like booking a holiday, you don't know what it will be like and it is a whole new experience.

Sue Burton

I love Lovereading because of its ability to connect people that love books & unite them in a friendly, stimulating & interesting community.

Megan Olwen William

As for why I'd recommend Lovereading, it's simple - it's a great place to get information and reviews about new books!

Margaret Freeman

Lovereading is a wonderful way to expand my literary horizons, discover inspiring authors & get the chance to read new novels first. #loveit

Zarina de Ruiter

It has opened my eyes to different authors and genres. Just log on and try, you will be surprised and not want for reading material again.

Jocelyn Garvey

Their sending me my first book to review 18 months ago re-awakened my fondness for reading, since then I have purchased some real gems.

Barry Griffiths

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools