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She began her career writing mysteries, but with her last book, TRANSGRESSIONS (ReganBooks/HarperCollins), graduated to more ambitious, cutting-edge psychological thrillers. Three of her six books, including TRANSGRESSIONS, have been shortlisted for Britain's prestigious Edgar equivalent, the Golden Dagger award, and her third novel, FATLANDS, won the Silver Dagger. As a journalist and critic she has worked extensively in print, radio and television, where for many years she hosted her own show on BBC2. She has also edited two books of essays. Dunant lives in London with her family. (Publisher Provided) Sarah Dunant was born Linda Dunant in London, England on August 8, 1950. She read history at Newnham College, Cambridge. Before becoming a full-time author, she worked in theatre, radio and television. Her works include The Birth of Venus, In the Company of the Courtesan, Sacred Hearts, Snow Storms in a Hot Climate, Transgressions, Mapping the Edge, and Blood and Beauty. She is also the author of A Hannah Wolfe Crime Novel series. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Has written two novels with Peter Busby under the pen name of Peter Dunant.

The Birth of Venus 5,992 copies, 160 reviews
In the Company of the Courtesan 2,760 copies, 82 reviews
Sacred Hearts 1,539 copies, 126 reviews
Blood and Beauty 895 copies, 99 reviews
Mapping the Edge 563 copies, 17 reviews
Transgressions 273 copies, 7 reviews
In the Name of the Family 261 copies, 15 reviews
Birth Marks 194 copies, 6 reviews
Fatlands 150 copies, 2 reviews
Snow Storms in a Hot Climate 149 copies, 1 review
Under My Skin 134 copies, 2 reviews
The Age of Anxiety (Editor) 14 copies, 1 review
Jamaica Inn (Introduction, some editions) 3,422 copies, 104 reviews
The Enchanted April (Introduction, some editions) 2,458 copies, 107 reviews
Purposes of Love (Introduction, some editions) 116 copies, 5 reviews
North Face (Introduction, some editions) 64 copies
Kind Are Her Answers (Introduction, some editions) 51 copies
Virago Is 40 (Contributor) 29 copies
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Has written two novels with Peter Busby under the pen name of Peter Dunant.

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