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Fay Weldon

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Fay Weldon CBE FRSL (born 22 September 1931) is an English author, essayist, feminist and playwright. [1]

60 relations: Acton, London, Alan Birkinshaw, Aldous Huxley, Allusion, Auckland, Author, Auto-da-fé, Bath Spa University, BBC, Birmingham, Booker Prize, Brunel University London, Christchurch, Christchurch Girls' High School, Church of England, Copywriting, Coromandel Peninsula, Crawford's Advertising Agency, Daniel Pipes, David Rintoul, Dorset, Edgar Jepson, Elizabeth Garvie, Elizabeth Smart (Canadian author), Go to work on an egg, International Free Press Society, ITV (TV network), ITV Granada, J. M. Coetzee, Jane Austen, John Goldschmidt, Life & Times of Michael K, Maggie Gee (novelist), Ogilvy & Mather, Order of the British Empire, Paul the Apostle, Petula Clark, Pilton, Somerset, Pride and Prejudice, Psychology, Puffball (novel), Radio Times, Royal Society of Literature, Salman Rushdie, Shame (Rushdie novel), Someone like You (musical), South Hampstead High School, St Paul's Cathedral, The Bulgari Connection, The Cloning of Joanna May, ..., The Guardian, The Life and Loves of a She-Devil, The New York Times, The Spectator, Thomas Malcolm Knox, University of St Andrews, Upstairs, Downstairs (1971 TV series), Woman (UK magazine), Writers Guild of America, 46th Berlin International Film Festival. Expand index (10 more) »

Acton, London

Acton is an area of west London, England, within the London Borough of Ealing.

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Alan Birkinshaw

Alan Birkinshaw, FRGS (born 15 June 1944, in Auckland, New Zealand) is a British film director, writer, and television and film producer.

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Aldous Huxley

Aldous Leonard Huxley (26 July 1894 – 22 November 1963) was an English writer, novelist, philosopher, and prominent member of the Huxley family.

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Allusion

Allusion is a figure of speech, in which one refers covertly or indirectly to an object or circumstance from an external context.

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Auckland

Auckland is a city in New Zealand's North Island.

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Author

An author is the creator or originator of any written work such as a book or play, and is thus also a writer.

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Auto-da-fé

An auto-da-fé or auto-de-fé (from Portuguese auto da fé, meaning "act of faith") was the ritual of public penance of condemned heretics and apostates that took place when the Spanish Inquisition, Portuguese Inquisition or the Mexican Inquisition had decided their punishment, followed by the execution by the civil authorities of the sentences imposed.

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Bath Spa University

Bath Spa University is a public university in Bath, England, with its main campus based at Newton Park on Duchy of Cornwall land.

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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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Birmingham

Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Booker Prize

The Man Booker Prize for Fiction (formerly known as the Booker–McConnell Prize and commonly known simply as the Booker Prize) is a literary prize awarded each year for the best original novel written in the English language and published in the UK.

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Brunel University London

Brunel University London is a public research university located in Uxbridge, West London, United Kingdom.

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Christchurch

Christchurch (Ōtautahi) is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Canterbury Region.

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Christchurch Girls' High School

Christchurch Girls' High School in Christchurch, New Zealand, was established in 1877 and is the second oldest girls' secondary school in the country (Otago Girls' High School is older).

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Church of England

The Church of England (C of E) is the state church of England.

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Copywriting

Copywriting is the act of writing text for the purpose of advertising or other forms of marketing.

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Coromandel Peninsula

The Coromandel Peninsula on the North Island of New Zealand extends 85 kilometres north from the western end of the Bay of Plenty, forming a natural barrier to protect the Hauraki Gulf and the Firth of Thames in the west from the Pacific Ocean to the east.

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Crawford's Advertising Agency

Crawford's Advertising Agency, formally WS Crawford Ltd, was one of the most important British advertising agencies of the first half of the 20th century.

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Daniel Pipes

Daniel Pipes (born September 9, 1949) is an American historian, writer, and commentator.

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David Rintoul

David Rintoul (born David Wilson; 29 November 1948) is a Scottish stage and television actor.

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Dorset

Dorset (archaically: Dorsetshire) is a county in South West England on the English Channel coast.

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Edgar Jepson

Edgar Alfred Jepson (1863–1938) was an English author.

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Elizabeth Garvie

Elizabeth Garvie (born 1957 in Bristol) is an English actress best known for her role as Elizabeth Bennet in the 1980 BBC dramatisation of Pride and Prejudice.

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Elizabeth Smart (Canadian author)

Elizabeth Smart (December 27, 1913 – March 4, 1986) was a Canadian poet and novelist.

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Go to work on an egg

"Go to work on an egg" was an advertising slogan used by the United Kingdom's Egg Marketing Board during the 1950s as part of more than £12 million it spent on advertising, including a series of television adverts starring the comedian Tony Hancock and actress Patricia Hayes in 1965.

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International Free Press Society

The International Free Press Society (IFPS), founded on January 1, 2009, is a creation of the Danish Free Press Society.

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ITV (TV network)

ITV is a British commercial TV network.

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ITV Granada

ITV Granada (formerly Granada Television; informally Granada) is the Channel 3 regional service for North West England and the Isle of Man.

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J. M. Coetzee

John Maxwell Coetzee (born 9 February 1940) is a South African novelist, essayist, linguist, translator and recipient of the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature.

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Jane Austen

Jane Austen (16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817) was an English novelist known primarily for her six major novels, which interpret, critique and comment upon the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century.

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John Goldschmidt

John Goldschmidt (born 1943) is a film director and producer.

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Life & Times of Michael K

Life & Times of Michael K is a 1983 novel by South African-born writer J. M. Coetzee.

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Maggie Gee (novelist)

Maggie Mary Gee (born 1948) is an English novelist.

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Ogilvy & Mather

Ogilvy is a New York City-based British advertising, marketing and public relations agency.

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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.

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Paul the Apostle

Paul the Apostle (Paulus; translit, ⲡⲁⲩⲗⲟⲥ; c. 5 – c. 64 or 67), commonly known as Saint Paul and also known by his Jewish name Saul of Tarsus (translit; Saũlos Tarseús), was an apostle (though not one of the Twelve Apostles) who taught the gospel of the Christ to the first century world.

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Petula Clark

Petula Clark, CBE (born Sally Olwen Clark, 15 November 1932) is a British singer, actress and composer whose career spans seven decades.

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Pilton, Somerset

Pilton is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated on the A361 road in the Mendip district, 3 miles (5 km) south-west of Shepton Mallet and 6 miles (10 km) east of Glastonbury.

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Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice is a romantic novel by Jane Austen, first published in 1813.

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Psychology

Psychology is the science of behavior and mind, including conscious and unconscious phenomena, as well as feeling and thought.

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Puffball (novel)

Puffball is a 1980 supernatural drama novel by English author Fay Weldon.

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Radio Times

Radio Times is a British weekly television and radio programme listings magazine.

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Royal Society of Literature

The Royal Society of Literature (RSL) is a learned society founded in 1820, by King George IV, to "reward literary merit and excite literary talent".

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Salman Rushdie

Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie (born 19 June 1947) is a British Indian novelist and essayist.

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Shame (Rushdie novel)

Shame is Salman Rushdie's third novel, published in 1983.

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Someone like You (musical)

Someone Like You is a musical with a book by Robin Midgley and Fay Weldon, lyrics by Dee Shipman, and music by Petula Clark.

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South Hampstead High School

South Hampstead High School is an independent day school in Hampstead, north-west London, England, which was founded and is still supported by the Girls' Public Day School Trust (GPDST) also known as the GDST.

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St Paul's Cathedral

St Paul's Cathedral, London, is an Anglican cathedral, the seat of the Bishop of London and the mother church of the Diocese of London.

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The Bulgari Connection

The Bulgari Connection is a 2001 novel by Fay Weldon that became notorious for its commercial tie-in: in exchange for an undisclosed fee from the Italian jewellery company Bulgari, Weldon was required to mention the name of the jeweler at least 12 times - which was more than exceeded by the author.

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The Cloning of Joanna May

The Cloning of Joanna May is a 1989 science fiction novel by Fay Weldon.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The Life and Loves of a She-Devil

The Life and Loves of a She-Devil is a 1983 novel by British feminist author Fay Weldon about a highly unattractive woman who goes to great lengths to take revenge on her husband and his attractive lover.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Spectator

The Spectator is a weekly British magazine on politics, culture, and current affairs.

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Thomas Malcolm Knox

Sir Thomas Malcolm Knox FRSE LLD (28 November 1900 – 6 April 1980) was an Anglo-Scottish philosopher who served as Principal of St Andrews University from 1953–66 and Vice-president of the Royal Society of Edinburgh from 1975-8.

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University of St Andrews

The University of St Andrews (informally known as St Andrews University or simply St Andrews; abbreviated as St And, from the Latin Sancti Andreae, in post-nominals) is a British public research university in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland.

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Upstairs, Downstairs (1971 TV series)

Upstairs, Downstairs is a British television drama series produced by London Weekend Television (LWT) for ITV. It ran for 68 episodes divided into five series on ITV from 1971 to 1975.

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Woman (UK magazine)

Woman is an English weekly magazine launched in 1937.

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Writers Guild of America

The Writers Guild of America is the joint efforts of two different US labor unions representing TV and film writers.

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46th Berlin International Film Festival

The 46th annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from 15 to 26 February 1996.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fay_Weldon

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