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Caryl Phillips (1958-), Novelist, stage and screen writer

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Author and stage and screen writer; born in St Kitts, came to England as a baby; his plays include Strange Fruit (1980) and Where There is Darkness (1982); since the mid-1980s he has mainly written fiction, including Crossing the River (1993, Booker Prize shortlist) and The Nature of Blood (1997).

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Caryl Phillips

by Jillian Edelstein
polaroid negative contact print, 1992
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Caryl Phillips

by Steve Speller
bromide print, 1998
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