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Helen Dunmore (1952–2017)

Author of The Siege

Includes the names: Helen Dumore, Helen Dumnore, Helen Dunmore, Helen Dunsmore, Helene Dunmore, Hellen Dunmore

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Helen Dunmore was born in Beverley, England on December 12, 1952. She received a degree in English from the University of York in 1973. She taught English in Finland before moving to Bristol, England, where she taught literature and creative writing. She was a poet, novelist, and children's author. Her collections of poetry include The Apple Fall, The Raw Garden, and Inside the Wave. Her books include Talking to the Dead, Your Blue-Eyed Boy, House of Orphans, The Greatcoat, The Siege, The Betrayal, The Lie, and Birdcage Walk. She won the McKitterick Prize for debut novelists in 1994 for Zennor in Darkness, the inaugural Orange Prize for Fiction in 1996 for A Spell of Winter, and the Costa Award for Poetry in 2017 for Inside the Wave. She died of cancer on June 5, 2017 at the age of 64. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The Siege 934 copies, 47 reviews
Ingo 650 copies, 20 reviews
A Spell of Winter 575 copies, 22 reviews
Talking to the Dead 394 copies, 9 reviews
Exposure 366 copies, 22 reviews
The Betrayal 348 copies, 37 reviews
The Tide Knot 321 copies, 4 reviews
The Greatcoat 303 copies, 22 reviews
Your Blue-eyed Boy 299 copies, 6 reviews
Mourning Ruby 263 copies, 9 reviews
The Lie 260 copies, 18 reviews
The Deep 246 copies, 8 reviews
Birdcage Walk 244 copies, 15 reviews
House of Orphans 222 copies, 11 reviews
With Your Crooked Heart 210 copies, 6 reviews
The Crossing of Ingo 189 copies, 3 reviews
Zennor in Darkness 188 copies, 4 reviews
Burning Bright 164 copies, 8 reviews
Love of Fat Men 136 copies
Counting the Stars 103 copies, 5 reviews
Zillah and Me 86 copies, 2 reviews
Ice Cream 77 copies, 1 review
Stormswept 61 copies, 1 review
Rose, 1944 53 copies
Inside the Wave 52 copies, 3 reviews
Girl, Balancing & Other Stories 34 copies, 2 reviews
Stories To Get You Through The Night (Introduction) 28 copies
The Malarkey 21 copies, 2 reviews
In The Money 13 copies
The Ferry Birds 10 copies
Going to Egypt 10 copies
Fatal Error 10 copies
The Raw Garden 9 copies, 1 review
Bestiary 9 copies
Go Fox 7 copies
The Islanders 7 copies
Apple Fall 5 copies
The Seal Cove 4 copies
one day 1 copy
Allie away 1 copy
Anna Karenina (Introduction, some editions) 34,098 copies, 586 reviews
To the Lighthouse (Introduction, some editions) 16,190 copies, 240 reviews
A Confession (Foreword, some editions) 696 copies, 19 reviews
A Wreath of Roses (Introduction, some editions) 263 copies, 15 reviews
Reader, I Married Him: Stories Inspired by Jane Eyre (Contributor) 245 copies, 18 reviews
First Folio: A Little Book of Folio Forewords (Contributor) 160 copies, 1 review
Love Letters of the Great War (Preface, some editions) 25 copies
Modern Women Poets (Contributor) 14 copies
A Day in the Life (Contributor) 14 copies
Midnight Feast (Contributor) 9 copies
Poetry anthology (Contributor, some editions) 6 copies
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