n her twentieth novel, Margaret Drabble
writes with unblinking candor and ironic humor about Fran Stubb's complicated journey to the land of senescence.
It was led by Josh Young from Teesside who was top seed in both singles and doubles, with partner Martin Drabble
, defending both his titles from last year.
, of Greenfield Road, Colwyn Bay, admitted burglary when he appeared before a judge at Caernarfon Crown Court and was jailed for two years and five months.
, centre manager said: "The appeal is something that is very close to the hearts of our customers and raises vital funds for the hospice.
BIRTHDAYS: Margaret Drabble
, author, 76; Nigel Rees, broadcaster/ writer, 71; Laurie Anderson, musician, 68; Sir David Hare, playwright, 68; Ken Follett, writer, 66; Kenny G, saxophonist, 59; Mark Wahlberg, actor, 44.
WRITERS including Margaret Drabble
, Claire Tomalin, Michael Buerk, Melvyn Bragg, Kate Adie and Ben Okri attest to the pulling power of the Lake District with its stunning scenery and rich literary legacy.
Strategy manager, Gary Drabble
said: "Programmes like Taste of Work offer a great path for students to get a flavour of what it's like to work in a real science, engineering or manufacturing role.
(also known as Dame Margaret Drabble
, Lady Holroyd) never approaches the chick lit genre; hers is instead "candid and darkly funny writing about women's lot" (New York Review of Books, 2/6/2014).
As a postmodern writer, Margaret Drabble
, in her The Millstone, forms her female bildungsroman around the problems of independent females and their experience in modern world by exploring her feminist heroine Rosamund Stacey's quest to find and define her feminist ideology without reference to men in such aspects: social, familial, professional and maternal.
Jack Malkin, Luis Hall and George Drabble
are now official apprentices with one of the fastest growing caterers in the UK and are currently working at the ICC over the next couple of months.
Byatt and Margaret Drabble
, home town of Malcolm Bradbury, and a city brimming with arts and industry - face closure.
Duffy follows playwright David Hare, novelist Hanif Kureishi and poet Tony Harrison as a winner of the award and was chosen by a judging panel which included David Hare, Margaret Drabble
, Melvyn Bragg, Antonia Fraser and president of English PEN Gillian Slovo.