RIP Beryl Bainbridge

Beryl Bainbridge died at 75. I’m in the process of discovering her work; so far I’ve only read and reviewed the excellent Harriet Said… . Given what I’ve read so far of hers, this is a deeply felt loss. This is from the BBC page:

Writing on micro-blogging site Twitter, author Margaret Atwood said: “Oldpal Dame Beryl Bainbridge dies – very sad. Wondrous original, great sport, loved her books. Hope she has champagne in heaven & a smoke…”

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