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Claire Harman

Claire Harman is the author of several highly praised and prize-winning literary biographies, Her book on Sylvia Townsend Warner won the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize, and she has also written books on Fanny Burney, Robert Louis Stevenson, Jane Austen and, most recently, Charlotte Brontë.  She was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2006 and is a Fellow of St Hilda's College, Oxford, and Professor in Creative Writing at Durham University. Her latest book, Murder by the Book: A Sensational Chapter in Victorian Crime, was published by Viking in 2018.

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