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The Birth of Venus

by Sarah Dunant

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    Feb 2004, 416 pages
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Sarah Dunant is a novelist, broadcaster and critic.  After leaving university she worked as an actress before starting work as a producer for BBC Radio in 1974.  She also presented Radio 4's 'Woman's Hour' and BBC Television's 'The Late Show'.  She lives in London. 

Bibliography

  • Marla Masterson series (writing as Peter Dunant with Peter Busby)
    Exterminating Angels (1983)
    Intensive Care (1986)
  • Hannah Wolfe. PI Mystery Series (won two Silver Dagger awards)
    Birth Marks (1991)
    Fatlands (1992 or 93)
    Under My Skin (1995)
  • Novels
    Snow Storms in a Hot Climate (1988)
    Transgressions (1997)
    Mapping the Edge (1999)
    The Birth of Venus (2003)
  • Non Fiction
    The War of the Words: The Political Correctness Debate (1994)
    Age of Anxiety (1996) (with Roy Porter)

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