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Author Barry Unsworth dies aged 81

Jun 09 2012

Author Barry Unsworth has died aged 81. Compared to authors such as William Golding and Joseph Conrad, his historical novels spanned the Ottoman, the Venetian and the British hegemony, and the middle ages to the present day. He was co-winner of the Booker prize for Sacred Hunger in 1992.

Source: The Guardian

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