country of citizenship: United Kingdom
language of expression: English
educated at: University of Manchester
occupation: writer, novelist
award received: Booker Prize, Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature
Barry Unsworth FRSL (10 August 1930 – 4 June 2012) was an English writer known for his historical fiction. He published 17 novels, and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize three times, winning once for the 1992 novel Sacred Hunger.
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