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Description - The Pure Gold Baby by Margaret Drabble

The Pure Gold Baby will both raise you up and break your heart, as it follows Anna, a child of special, unknowable qualities, who also presents profound parental challenges. Over decades, we observe her touch the lives and loves of those around her. Margaret Drabble writes with great beauty, wisdom and stealthy power about parenthood, about friendship and ultimately about the ways in which we care for one another. The Pure Gold Baby is a captivating novel from one of Britain's most admired literary figures.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781922147516
ISBN-10: 1922147516
Format: Paperback
(236mm x 155mm x 25mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: The Text Publishing Company
Publisher: Text Publishing Co
Publish Date: 25-Sep-2013
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Margaret Drabble

Margaret Drabble was born in Sheffield in 1939 and educated at Newnham College, Cambridge. She was awarded a CBE in 1980 . Her many novels include the trilogy The Radiant WayMargaret Drabble was born in Sheffield in 1939 and educated(1987), A Natural Curiosity (1989) and The Gates of Ivory (1991), along with The Peppered Moth (2000) and The Seven Sisters (2002), all of which are published by Viking and Penguin. Among her non-fiction works are Arnold Bennett- A biography (1974), The Oxford Companion to English Literature (1985, 2000, editor) and Angus Wilson- A biography (1995).at Newnham College, Margaret Drabble is married to the biographer Michael Holroyd and lives in London. Cambridge. She was awarded a CBE iInterview with the Author n 1980. Her many novels i The Red Queen is comprised of two gripping storylines set centuries apart. What are the benefits of dividing the book into two separate time-frame divisions like this (rather than having continuous flashbacks interlacing the past and present)nclude the trilogy The Radiant Way (1987I had at first thought of a more conventional interweaving of past and present, but the first section of the book seemed to write itself, with great impetus, in the invented voice of the Red Queen, who seemed to override interruptions . So I decided to go along with her, and

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