A. L. Barker biography

A. L. Barker

Novelist, Author

1918 – 2002

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Who was A. L. Barker?

Audrey Lilian Barker FRSL was an English novelist and short story writer. She was born in St Pauls Cray, Kent and brought up in Beckenham. During her lifetime, she published ten collections of short stories and eleven novels, one of which - John Brown's Body - was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1970. She was also the winner of the inaugural Somerset Maugham Prize in 1947, with her collection of short stories called Innocents.

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Born
Apr 13, 1918
St Paul's Cray
Also known as
  • Audrey Lilian Barker
  • A L Barker
Nationality
  • England
Profession
Died
Feb 21, 2002

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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