Sarah Dunant

Broadcaster and novelist...

19/10/1962 -

Sarah Dunant biography and information

Novelist, broadcaster and critic Sarah Dunant was born in 1950, and was educated at Godolphin and Latymer School in Hammersmith before reading history at Newnham College, Cambridge. She worked as an actress and began working as a producer for BBC Radio in 1974. She is the former presenter of both Radio 4's Woman's Hour and BBC Television's The Late Show, which included, until 1997, the annual broadcast of the Booker Prize ceremony. She is the author of eight novels.

Dunant is the creator of private investigator Hannah Wolfe, featured in Birth Marks (1991), Fatlands (1993), winner of a Crime Writers' Association Macallan Silver Dagger for Fiction, and Under My Skin (1995). She is a patron of the Orange Prize for Fiction and reviews for various newspapers and magazines including The Times and The Observer, and is a presenter on BBC Radio 3's Night Waves.

Sarah Dunant lives in London. 

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Books by Sarah Dunant

The Birth Of Venus
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Blood & Beauty
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Sacred Hearts
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Transgressions
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Mapping The Edge
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Blood & Beauty
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Sacred Hearts
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Under My Skin
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The Birth of Venus
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The Birth of Venus
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Sacred Hearts
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Sacred Hearts [Braille]
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Bajo Mi Piel
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Fiction Book of the Month - Blood and Beauty

Posted on 1st Apr, 2014 by Guest contributor

Sarah Dunant describes the visit to the Borgia apartments which informed our Fiction Book of the Month, Blood & Beauty...