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Margaret Forster (1938-), Novelist, biographer and literary critic

Sitter in 4 portraits
Margaret Forster studied History at Somerville College Oxford. Forster was a member of the BBC Advisory Committee on the Social Effects of Television (1975-7), the Arts Council Literary Panel (1978-81) and chief non-fiction reviewer for the London Evening Standard (1977-80). Her books include the novels Georgy Girl (1965), The Memory Box (1999), Over (2007); the memoirs Hidden Lives (1995) and Precious Lives (1998); and biographies of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1998) and Daphne du Maurier (1993).

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Margaret Forster

by Anthea Sieveking
bromide print, mid 1970s
NPG x199134


Caitlin Davies; Hunter Davies; Margaret Forster; Jake Davies

by Anthea Sieveking
bromide print, mid 1970s
NPG x199133


Margaret Forster

by Isabelle Blondiau
bromide fibre print, 1990
NPG x38970


Margaret Forster

by Joanne O'Brien, for Format Photographers
modern bromide print, April 1993
NPG x133127