Dame Beryl Bainbridge, celebrated author, dies at 75

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by mkrishnan, Jul 2, 2010.

  1. mkrishnan Moderator emeritus


    Jan 9, 2004
    Grand Rapids, MI, USA
    Dame Beryl Bainbridge, author of The Bottle Factory Opening and An Awfully Big Adventure, died today at 75. This is a passing of a brilliant figure in the canon of English novel-writing.


    (As an aside, I noticed today that not a single Bainbridge novel is available in the US Kindle store. :( There's only one, I think, even in the UK Kindle store. Hopefully her books will continue to be readily available for future generations to read. I clicked on a couple of "I would like to read this on Kindle" links, myself. :) )

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