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Patricia Duncker is the author of Hallucinating Foucault (winner of the Dillons First Fiction Award and the McKitterick Prize in 1996), The Deadly Space Between, James Miranda Barry and Miss Webster and Chérif (shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers' Prize in 2007). She has written two books of short fiction, Monsieur Shoushana's Lemon Trees (shortlisted for the Macmillan Silver Pen Award in 1997) and Seven Tales of Sex and Death, and a collection of essays on writing and contemporary literature, Writing on the Wall. Most recently, she published The Strange Case of the Composer and His Judge (shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger Award 2010 and the Green Carnation Prize 2011).

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Sophie and the Sibyl

library1News and reviews of Patricia's latest novel

Suzi Feay talks about Sophie and the Siby on BBC Open Book (available online for a limited time)

Rachel Cooke's Summer Reading Choice in The Observer

Book review in The Guardian

Book review in The Herald Scotland

Feature and interview in The Skinny

Book review in The Daily Mail

Middlemarch and Daniel Deronda by George Eliot, book of a lifetime (article in The Independent)

BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking interview (available to listen online)

Interview on BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour (listen on iplayer)

Interview in The Telegraph

Book review in The Independent

Book review in Literary Review

Feature in New Statesman (The nourishing blood of the novelist)

Book review in The New York Times

Book review in The New Indian Express

Femina Magazine, India (book extract)

Book review in The Observer

Book review from the Kate MacDonald blog

Book review from the Random Jottings blog in The Tablet (subscribers only), review in The Sunday Times (subscribers)



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