Margaret Drabble

1939 - Today

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Dame Margaret Drabble, Lady Holroyd, (born 5 June 1939) is an English novelist, biographer and critic. Her first novel appeared in 1963. She won the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize in 1966 for The Millstone, and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize in 1967 for Jerusalem the Golden. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Margaret Drabble has received more than 611,960 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Margaret Drabble is the 4,922nd most popular writer (down from 4,182nd in 2019), the 4,094th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,366th in 2019) and the 478th most popular British Writer.

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  • 20

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  • 3.66

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Among writers, Margaret Drabble ranks 4,922 out of 5,794Before her are Kim Newman, Janet Evanovich, Ramsey Campbell, Vasily Belov, Anne V. Coates, and Cecelia Ahern. After her are Delfina Bunge, John Logan, Mark Strand, Olivier Rolin, José Burgos, and Robert B. Sherman.

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Among people born in 1939, Margaret Drabble ranks 406Before her are Paul Drayton, Murray Rose, Karel Schoeman, Telesphore Toppo, Erwin Teufel, and Wilhelm Bungert. After her are Robert A. M. Stern, R. D. Burman, Paride Tumburus, Marino Perani, Paul Winter, and Józef Grudzień.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Margaret Drabble ranks 4,094 out of 6,924Before her are Bernard Pyne Grenfell (1869), Joe Elliott (1959), Liam Howlett (1971), The Proclaimers (1962), Stephen Graham (1973), and Jesse Lingard (1992). After her are Allan Cunningham (1791), Sophie Muller (1962), Glenn Cornick (1947), Curt Smith (1961), Ray Park (1974), and Omid Djalili (1965).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Margaret Drabble ranks 478Before her are Dick King-Smith (1922), Owen Barfield (1898), William Cobbett (1763), Kim Newman (1959), Ramsey Campbell (1946), and Anne V. Coates (1925). After her are Thomas Traherne (1636), John Masefield (1878), Malcolm Bradbury (1932), Thomas Love Peacock (1785), Nicholas Evans (1950), and Iolo Morganwg (1747).