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Margaret Forster

Margaret Forster (1938 - present) was born in Carlisle, England. She has worked as a novelist, biographer and freelance literary critic, contributing regularly to book programmes on television, to Radio 4 and various newpapers and magazines.

She was the author of many successful novels, including Lady's Maid, Diary of an Ordinary Woman, Have the Men Had Enough and The Memory Box, two memoirs, Hidden Lives and Precious Lives, and several acclaimed biographies, most recently Good Wives.