Barry Unsworth

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Birthday
10, 1930
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 4, 2012 (81)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
10, 1930
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 4, 2012 (81)

About

British writer of historical fiction and three-time winner of the Booker Prize. His acclaimed novels include Sacred Hunger, published in 1992, and Mooncranker's Gift, published in 1973.

Before Fame

He was born into a family of English miners, and he studied at the University of Manchester.

Trivia

He published his first novel, The Partnership, when he was thirty-six years old.

Family Life

He married twice and settled in Italy with his second wife.

Associated With

He died on the same day as science fiction author Ray Bradbury.

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