Beryl Bainbridge

Beryl Bainbridge was an English writer who grew up in Liverpool and worked as an actress in her early years before publishing her first novel, A Weekend with Claude, in 1967. Five of her works were shortlisted for the Booker Prize. 

"The older one becomes the quicker the present fades into sepia and the past looms up in glorious technicolour."

– Beryl Bainbridge


ARTICLES FEATURING BERYL

Understated Turmoil

Bainbridge’s point is that modernity will tell us little and the people who record it, even less....


Discoveries: Beryl Bainbridge

ALL OF BERYL BAINBRIDGE'S characters are refugees from the past. They arrive on the pages of her books either shot from ...

Discoveries: Beryl Bainbridge


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