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Miranda Seymour

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Miranda Seymour is a novelist and biographer who also writes reviews and articles for a number of leading newspapers and literary journals, including The Economist, The Times, the Times Literary Supplement, Spectator, the Listener, Books & Bookmen and the Evening Standard.

She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and a Visiting Professor of English Studies at the University of Nottingham Trent.

She is the author of six acclaimed biographies: A Ring of Conspirators, an innovative study of Henry James and his literary circle; Ottoline Morrell: Life on a Grand Scale; Robert Graves: Life on the Edge; Mary Shelley, The Bugatti Queen, Chaplin’s Girl and, most recently, I Used to Live Here Once: The Haunted Life of Jean Rhys. Her memoir of her father, In My Father’s House, was winner of the 2008 PEN/Ackerley Prize. Noble Endeavours explored the history of the relationship between Britain and Germany and In Byron’s Wake was a double biography of Byron’s wife, Annabella Milbanke, and his daughter, Ada Lovelace.

I Used to Live Here Once

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