Nicola Beauman


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in London, The United Kingdom
June 20, 1944

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Nicola Beauman née Mann was born in 1944 and brought up in London. After reading English at Cambridge she married Nicholas Lacey, the architect, worked in New York as a journalist and in an art gallery, and in London in publishing and as a fiction reviewer; her five children were born between 1968 and 1985. In 1976 she married the economist Christopher Beauman. 'A Very Great Profession: The Woman’s Novel 1914-39', her first book, was published by Virago in 1983 (reprinted 1989 and 1995); it was reissued in 2008, twenty-five years after first publication, as a Persephone book. 'Cynthia Asquith' appeared in 1987, 'Morgan: a biography of EM Forster' in 1993, and 'The Other Elizabeth Taylor' was published in April 2009 as' A Persephone Life'. N ...more

Average rating: 3.84 · 482 ratings · 72 reviews · 5 distinct works
A Very Great Profession

3.92 avg rating — 92 ratings — published 1983 — 3 editions
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The Other Elizabeth Taylor

3.77 avg rating — 43 ratings — published 2009
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E. M. Forster: A Biography

3.76 avg rating — 33 ratings — published 1993 — 3 editions
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Cynthia Asquith

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William - An Englishman

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