In 2009 Drabble
announced she would publish no more fiction; now, four years later, we have The Pure Gold Baby.
Peter Phillips, chair, Birmingham Opera Company Board; Councillor Albert Bore, Gary Cardin, Drivers Jonas Dolitte Helga Henry and Neil Maybury, Artis; Ian French Isabelle Drabble
, Amy Donnelly, Diane Benussi Ian Jones, Tuckey Print; Hannah Baines, BOC; Katy Wade, SAMPAD; Patrick Haines, Birmingham Archives Elisabeth Fischer, Monica Pirotta, Birmingham Opera Company board; Ian French
, who died aged 85 last Wednesday at the Cleveland Nursing Home in Marsh, was the last chairman to take the club into the top flight when they won promotion as Division II champions in 1970.
BIRTHDAYS: Margaret Drabble
, (pictured) author, 73; Nigel Rees, broadcaster/writer, 68; Laurie Anderson, musician, 65; Sir David Hare, playwright, 65; Ken Follett, writer, 63; Kenny G, saxophonist, 56; Mark Wahlberg, actor, 41.
With "The Gifts of War," a story of students attempting to dissuade a store from selling war toys, Drabble
introduces a subject that shaped much fiction of the 1970s, the Vietnam War.
While Dame Margaret Drabble
is well known as a novelist, her work as a writer of short stories is less recognised.
was particularly pleasing with good momentum established that has carried into the new financial year with sustainable improvements in both fleet on rent and yield," said Geoff Drabble
, chief executive of Ashtead Group, London, the parent company of Sunbelt.
John Sullivan and Damian Drabble
, The Light Cinema, New Brighton
And they added further tries through Jason Mathias, Lee Drabble
and Josh Rogerson to lead 28-12 at half-time.
Judges include literary veteran Margaret Drabble
and singer Will Young.
Margaret Atwood revisits how she came to write five of her novels; Russell Banks reveals why he doesn't do research; Margaret Drabble
considers the "wickedness" of stealing material from real life; and Yann Martel reflects on the challenge of writing about the Holocaust.
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